Symposium: "First Annual Native American and Indigenous Student Symposium"
Fri, April 27, 2012 • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM • Alkiva Auditorium, SZB 104
The Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative (NAIS) presents its first Annual Native American and Indigenous Student Symposium to build transnational solidarity between the Native Americans of the United States and Latin America.
Featured speakers include distinguished Native American scholar, poet, and activist Margo Tamez who works with the Nde’(lipan) communities on US-Mexican border; founder of the International Justice Project Debra White Plume who defends the water rights of the Oglala Lakota Nation; attorney Sandos de la Cruz Carrillo who fights against Canadian mines in sacred Wirikuta territory; and Armando Lozaiga, co-founder and co-director of Nierika Project and board member of Wirikuta Defense Front, who will discuss the current issues confronting today’s indigenous populations throughout the Americas.
Free and open to the public.
For more information and to reserve a seat, e-mail NAIS Symposium.