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Indigenous Studies Seminar
Guest speaker Tara Houska

Tara Houska (Couchiching First Nation) is a tribal attorney, former National Campaigns Director of Honor the Earth and a former advisor on Native American affairs to Bernie Sanders. She advocates on behalf of tribal nations at the local and federal levels, and is a co-founder of Not Your Mascots, a nonprofit committed to educating the public about the harms of stereotyping and promoting positive representation of Native Americans in the public sphere.

She is the founder of Giniw Collective, an indigenous-women, 2-spirit let frontline resistance movement to protect Mother Earth, defend the sacred and live in balance. She is a frontline activist fighting against Line 3.

Tara has given a TED talk, a keynote at Harvard, received an “Awesome Women Award” from Melinda Gates, and was named an “Icon” on the cover of Outside Magazine’s 40th Anniversary edition. Tara has contributed to the Guardian, Huffington Post, Indian Country Today, and been featured on CNN, MSNBC, CBS, Democracy Now, and BBC.

Co-Sponsors

The RPW Center's Indigenous Studies Seminar
The George Barrett Social Justice Program at the Law School
The Energy, Environment & Land Use Program at the Law School
The Program in Environmental and Sustainability Studies
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Sep 27, 2021 06:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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