by Liberation Support Movement
with Selma Waldman
Richmond, Canada
Fall 1973
14 pages
The calendar includes SUMMARY OF LIBERATION SUPPORT MOVEMENT'S PRINCIPLES OF ANTI-IMPERIALIST WORK. Drawings for each month are by Selma Waldman. The poem “Brother from the West” is included. Significant dates in the liberation struggles in Southern Africa are identified. The calendar mentions the Partido Africano da Independencia daGuine e Cabo Verde (PAIGC), Movimento Popular de LibertaŇ«ao de Angola (MPLA), Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith, the Organization of the Peoples of Africa, Asia and Latin America (OSPAAAL), Portuguese secret police (DGS), Amilcar Cabral, SWAPO, South African Police (SAP), Comrade Eduardo C. Mondlane, Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO), peasants in the Cunene District, Rebocho Vaz, Patrice Lumumba, the People's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARP), the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), Angolan Women's Day, the Organization of Angolan Women (OMA), International Women’s Day, the Cabora Bassa Dam, the Armed Revolutionary Action group (ARA), the Sharpeville Massacre, Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU), Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), Como Island, colonial troops, Mozambican Women's Day, Josina Machel, the Committee on Decolonization, Angola Youth Day, Commander Hoji ia Henda, the Conference of Nationalist Organizations from the Portuguese Colonies (CONCP), International Day of Solidarity, International Labor Day, the International Socialist Congress, Tobias Hainyeko, the People's Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN), African Freedom Day, African Liberation Day, the Mueda Massacre, the African National Congress (ANC), Congress of the People, South Africa Freedom Day, Chief Albert Lutuli, the Nobel Peace Prize, Aristides Pereira, the Massacre of striking dock workers of Pidjiquiti, the Federation of South African Women, the armed struggle, Agostino Neto, Dr. Americo Boavida, the Medical Assistance Services (SAM), the Day of Revolution, a Day of International Protest Against Portugal's Colonial Wars in Africa, the Liberation Committee of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), President Sékou Touré, MPLA Pioneer Day, Augusto Ngangula, G. Silundika, the Windhoek Massacre, the contract labor system, National Liberation Front of Angola (FNLA), and the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (Resolution 1514 XV). [Note: Lutuli is often spelled Luthuli.]
Used by permission of former members of Liberation Support Movement.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root