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Winona LaDuke to Speak on Environmental Justice in Native America at Aquinas College

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion, Jane Hibbard Idema Women’s Studies Center, Center for Sustainability, Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians, and West Michigan Environmental Action Council are presenting “Food Sovereignty: Environmental Justice in Native America,” a lecture as part of the Native American Heritage Celebration.  The event will be held on Tuesday, November 12 at 7 p.m. in the Wege Center Ballroom at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids.

A keynote address will be given by Winona LaDuke, an acclaimed author, orator, and activist who has devoted her life to protecting the lands and life ways of Native communities. She is founder of Honor the Earth, a national advocacy organization, and serves as an international leader on issues of culturally-based sustainable development strategies.

The event is free and open to the public For questions or special accommodations, please contact the Center for Diversity & Inclusion at cdi@aquinas.edu.  Below:  LaDuke at TED.

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