This event is intended to promote awareness of Environmental Justice issues of concern for Native American Water Protectors and their Allies. Refreshments between sessions! Everyone is welcome for any part of the set of events!
Join us for presentations and panels on various topics related to resource extraction and the sovereign rights of Native peoples from Wisconsin to Standing Rock, including information about:
A discussion of the Enbridge pipeline expansion in Wisconsin, including the potential water risk to our campus
Frac sand mining and legal response on the Rights of Nature
Evening presentation and concert with Bill Miller, a Grammy Award winning Mohican-Stockbridge musician, artist and educator focused on messages of personal and planetary wellness.
Sponsors: The UW-W Sustainability Office, NACAA (Native American Cultural Awareness Association), Sociology/Anthropology Student Association (SASA), Students Allied for a Green Earth (SAGE), Peace, Education and Activism for Creative Engagement (P.E.A.C.E), Department of Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology, Programs: Race and Ethnic Studies, Environmental Science, and the College of Letters and Sciences