Conversations with Activists to Inspire Global Change with Gabriel of Urantia provides a forum for activists to voice their concerns, and to educate the public about humanitarian issues.
In this episode, Gabriel of Urantia interviews Dennis Banks, a member of the Ojibwe people and longtime co-founder and civil rights leader of the American Indian Movement. Banks was a lifelong activist for Native American rights, author, lecturer, and teacher. A no-nonsense freedom fighter, Banks was part of the 71-day armed take over of Wounded Knee at the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1973 along with Russell Means, Clyde Bellecourt, and approximately 200 other Native American activists in a protest against both the tribal and U.S. governments.
Before Wounded Knee, he participated in the 1969-71 occupation by Native Americans of Alcatraz Island. And in 1972 he helped lead a takeover of the Bureau of Indian Affairs offices in Washington, D.C., a protest dubbed the “Trail of Broken Treaties.”
Gabriel of Urantia first met Dennis Banks in Sedona, Arizona at Future Studios where they connected as fellow activists and leaders for justice. In 2016 Dennis was the keynote speaker at the Purification Gathering at Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage in Southern Arizona, founded by Gabriel of Urantia. The Purification Gathering hosted Native American elders, artists, musicians, dancers, and activists from 16 different tribes over 4 days.
Gabriel of Urantia is a spiritual leader, musician, author, visionary, and co-founder of The University of Ascension Science & The Physics Rebellion (https://UASPR.org).
He has been proactive in the spiritual, social, and environmental arenas for more than 30 years. He was the first to develop the concept of "spiritual activism," which led to his Spiritualution—Justice to the People (https://spiritualution.org) movement that has inspired and influenced millions towards a better and brighter tomorrow.
Gabriel of Urantia's Conversations with Activists is a 7-DVD series interview collection in which Gabriel of Urantia talks with musical, social, and spiritual activists from around the world.
The complete 7 DVD set can be found at GlobalChangeTools.org: