Guest, Jimbo Simmons

Guest Name: 
Jimbo Simmons
Jimbo Simmons, Choctaw, Governing Council of the American Indian Movement and Indigenous People's Rights Activist
Guest Occupation: 
Choctaw, Governing Council of the American Indian Movement, Indigenous People's Rights Activist
Guest Biography: 

Jimbo Simmons is a member of the Choctaw nation and of the Leadership Council of the American Indian Movement West (AIM-WEST), which resists colonization, respects traditional knowledge and self-determination, and raises awareness on issues that concern Indians of the Americas, from racism to protection of sacred sites, the rights of the child, treaties, political prisoners, police brutality, immigration and militarization, climate change and the United Nations General Assembly Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. He is in solidarity with Palestinians and all indigenous peoples that are subjected to expulsion and ethnic cleansing.