Winona LaDuke - February 25, 2008
Executive Director, Honor the Earth
"Creating Just Societies: The Environment, the Economy, and Human Relations in the Next Millennium"
8:00 PM Monday, February 25, 2008
Winona LaDuke is a leading activist for Native American and environmental causes. In 1996 and 2000, she was the running mate of Ralph Nader on the Green Party ticket. The author of Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming (2005), she will reflect in her lecture on what will be required for the creation of just societies in harmony with nature. The lecture is presented in conjunction with the Montana Museum of Art & Culture’sImpacted Nations, an exhibit addressing the conflict between Native people’s relationship to the earth and the political and economic forces that undermine it.
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"Indigenous Thinking on Sustaining Development Strategies for the Northern Plains-Great Lakes Region"
3:10 PM Monday, February 25, 2008
Gallagher Business Building 123
You are cordially invited to attend a seminar with Winona LaDuke, a Native American activist, writer, and environmentalist living on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota. Of Jewish and Anishinaabe descent, LaDuke graduated from Harvard in 1982 with a degree in native economic development. She then took a job on the White Earth Reservation as a high school principal and became involved in helping the Ojibwe buy back ancestral land. She has founded several environmental and native rights organizations, including Honor the Earth, the White Earth Land Recovery Project, and the Indigenous Women’s Network. Ms. Magazine named her Woman of the Year in 1998 for her work with Honor the Earth. Among her book publications are Last Woman Standing (1997), All Our Relations: Native Struggles for the Land and Life (1999), and Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming (2005). In 1996 and 2000, LaDuke was the running mate of Ralph Nader on the Green Party ticket.