Study Group with Judith LeBlanc: Why Are Native Peoples Leading the Struggles Versus Fossil Fuel Extraction?

Date and time: 

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 4:30pm11/01/2022 4:30pm 11/01/2022 4:30pm Study Group with Judith LeBlanc: Why Are Native Peoples Leading the Struggles Versus Fossil Fuel Extraction?

Study Group with Judith LeBlanc: Why Are Native Peoples Leading the Struggles Versus Fossil Fuel Extraction?

In this session, we will explore how Natives are constructing a sustainable, regenerative economic systems in which sovereignty is at the center of responding to climate chaos and exploitation of Mother Earth by extractive fossil fuel industries.

Judith will be joined by Faith Spotted Eagle, Oceti Sakowin Traditional Leader, Yankton Sioux Tribe

Faith has long been a front-line activist leader in many efforts to protect the sacred: including Standing Rock, the historic convergence of Indigenous water protectors and allies determined to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline that gained worldwide attention in 2016 and leading a movement of Natives, farmers, and ranchers who prevented the building of the Keystone XL Pipeline, a project that endangered the largest inland aquifer in the US. 

RSVP here by 10:00 AM Tuesday, 11/1  You must register through this form and a limited number of seats will be allocated for in-person participation. We will notify you at noon the day of the study group via your Harvard email whether you will be joining in-person or via Zoom. 

AUDIENCE: These conversations are open to members of the Harvard community. Please RSVP with a valid Harvard email address.

OFF-THE-RECORD: In keeping with our long tradition at the IOP to ensure honest and candid discussions of politics, all IOP study groups are off-the-record.

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Location: 

L-166

Study Group with Judith LeBlanc: Why Are Native Peoples Leading the Struggles Versus Fossil Fuel Extraction?

In this session, we will explore how Natives are constructing a sustainable, regenerative economic systems in which sovereignty is at the center of responding to climate chaos and exploitation of Mother Earth by extractive fossil fuel industries.

Judith will be joined by Faith Spotted Eagle, Oceti Sakowin Traditional Leader, Yankton Sioux Tribe

Faith has long been a front-line activist leader in many efforts to protect the sacred: including Standing Rock, the historic convergence of Indigenous water protectors and allies determined to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline that gained worldwide attention in 2016 and leading a movement of Natives, farmers, and ranchers who prevented the building of the Keystone XL Pipeline, a project that endangered the largest inland aquifer in the US. 

RSVP here by 10:00 AM Tuesday, 11/1  You must register through this form and a limited number of seats will be allocated for in-person participation. We will notify you at noon the day of the study group via your Harvard email whether you will be joining in-person or via Zoom. 

AUDIENCE: These conversations are open to members of the Harvard community. Please RSVP with a valid Harvard email address.

OFF-THE-RECORD: In keeping with our long tradition at the IOP to ensure honest and candid discussions of politics, all IOP study groups are off-the-record.