Winona LaDuke is a renowned environmentalist, Indigenous rights activist and program director for Honor the Earth. She also founded the White Earth Land Recovery Project, which won the 2003 International Slow Food Award for Biodiversity. LaDuke has written extensively on tribal land rights, Native women writers, sustainable food production and the militarization of Indian Country. In 1997, she authored of the novel Last Standing Woman.
LaDuke appears frequently on Democracy Now! and recently has been busy protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock, advocating for indigenous water and food rights and fighting Enbridge’s proposed Line 3 pipeline (#STOPLINE3).
This event is sponsored by Environmental Humanities, a project of the Humanities and Arts Discovery Themes.