16. March 2018 - 14:00 till 17:00
Sacramento
United StatesSacramento8401 Center Pkwy95823

Winona Laduke -Honor Our Earth, Sacramento, Friday, 16. March 2018

Biography

WINONA LADUKE

ENVIRONMENTALIST - POLITICAL ACTIVIST

Winona LaDuke is an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development renewable energy and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, and is a two time vice presidential candidate with Ralph Nader for the Green Party.

As Program Director of the Honor the Earth, she works nationally and internationally on the issues of climate change, renewable energy, and environmental justice with Indigenous communities. And in her own community, she is the founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, one of the largest reservation based non profit organizations in the country, and a leader in the issues of culturally based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy and food systems. In this work, she also continues national and international work to protect Indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering.

In 2007, LaDuke was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame, recognizing her leadership and community commitment. In 1994, LaDuke was nominated by Time magazine as one of America’s fifty most promising leaders under forty years of age. She has been awarded the Thomas Merton Award in 1996, of the Year ( with the Indigo Girls in l997) , and the Reebok Human Rights Award, with which in part she began the White Earth Land Recovery Project. The White Earth Land Recovery Project has won many awards- including the prestigious 2003 International Slow Food Award for Biodiversity, recognizing the organization’s work to protect wild rice from patenting and genetic engineering.

A graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities, she has written extensively on Native American and environmental issues. She is a former board member of Greenpeace USA and is presently an advisory board member for the Trust for Public Lands Native Lands Program as well as a boardmember of the Christensen Fund. The Author of five books, including Recovering the Sacred, All our Relations and a novel- Last Standing Woman, she is widely recognized for her work on environmental and human rights issues.
Topics

Creating a Multi-Cultural Democracy: Religion, Culture, and Identity in America
Recovering the Sacred: An American Holy Land, and Non-Christian Faith in America
The Next Energy Economy: Grassroots Strategies to Mitigate Global Climate Change, and How We Move Ahead
Seed Sovereignty: Who Owns the Seeds of the World, Bio-Piracy, Genetic Engineering and Indigenous Peoples
RSVP HERE

Friday, 16. March 2018, Sacramento, Winona Laduke -Honor Our Earth

Tanksgiving 2: Thank A Vet Today!

Tanksgiving 2: Thank A Vet Today!

Friday 24. November 2017
2017 Relay Friend Finder

2017 Relay Friend Finder

Sunday 03. December 2017
Bouchercon 2020
Thursday 15. October 2020
Running for President in 2018!
Friday 02. November 2018
Katy Perry | Sacramento, California
Wednesday 31. January 2018
Elk Grove Brewfest
Friday 20. April 2018
Find more interesting events
Get event recommendations based on your Facebook taste. Get it now!Show me the suitable events for meNot now