The American River Current

Weave honors indigenous survivors of domestic violence

WEAVE Confidential Advocate Emily Zavala-Aguilar discusses the violence of Indigenous people with ARC human services major Cherell Howze. (Photo by Marquala Brown)
November 21, 2019

WEAVE Confidential Advocate’s first Indigenous People’s event took place Oct. 16 in the American River College Library quad. ARC students and staff were greeted with a warm smile as they walked by...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu coming to ARC

Nobel Peace prize winner Rigoberta Menchu's  autobiographical novel about what it was like growing up a peasant in Latin America and the hardships she had to endure; military oppression, moral endurance and the fight for justice. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)
September 30, 2016

Nobel Peace Prize winner and political activist Rigoberta Menchu will be the featured guest speaker at American River College on Oct. 3. in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. The event will be open to only Los...

Celia Herrera Rodriguez brings attention to the problems of indigenous people through her art work

American River College hosted Celia Herrera Rodriguez at a 'Creative Connections' on Thursday that featured her paintings and illustrations. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)
March 1, 2016

This week’s college hour featured artist Celia Herrera Rodriguez, focusing on Rodriguez’s artwork and the injustices she fights against for indigenous people like herself. Rodriguez’s background,...

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