Guest Speaker Winona LaDuke

August 17, 2017
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
220 Sullivant Hall
Profile picture of Winona LaDuke.

Environmentalist and political activist Winona LaDuke is the Program Director of Honor the Earth. As an activist and two-time vice presidential candidate with Ralph Nader for the Green Party, she has worked both nationally and internationally with others on the issues of climate change, renewable energy, environmental justice with Indigenous communities, and protect indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering. She will be coming to OSU for her talk, titled "Indigenous Politics Today: A Discussion."

Honor the Earth is a nonprofit organization creating awareness and support for Native environmental issues, as well as developing needed financial and poitical resources for the survival of sustainable Native communities. They develop these resources mainly through the arts, music, media, and asking others to recognize our joint dependency on the earth and to be a voice for those not being heard.

This event is open to the public, so please join us for the talk on the 18th! 

This event is sponsored by Environmental Humanities, a project of the Humanities and Arts Discovery Themes.

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