November 29, 2023
San Leandro History Museum
320 W Estudillo Avenue
San Leandro, CA 94577
Native American Heritage Month Screening: The Colonizers Among Us created by Chairwoman Charlene Mijmeh TEDx Berkeley (20mins)
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
This film will be on loop during open hours from 1-4 pm in the Museum Classroom.
"Charlene Nijmeh talks about the history, survival, and modern challenges of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe. Charlene C. Nijmeh is the chairwoman of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe. Charlene began her engagement in Tribal affairs at an early age of 8 during the Tribe’s efforts to repatriate ancestral remains during the early 1980’s. She has served as Chairwoman since 2018. In 2008, Charlene started 7thGeneration Recycling, a commercial textile recycling company and served as founding CEO for four years. In 2012, she founded and the Green Education Foundation to support local schools and communities in educating our citizens on the responsibilities we all must carry to live a more sustainable life. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx"