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Indigenous Women on the Frontlines of Climate Change Symposium

Date: 
Fri, 11/22/2019 - 1:30pm
Event Location: 
Nicholson Hall Room 35

Women are typically on the front lines of the fight for environmental justice around the world. In Minnesota, indigenous women have been leading efforts for native sovereignty, for protection of land and water, for climate justice, and for the recognition and recovery of missing and murdered indigenous women. Engaging with this work is a key aspect of reorienting the University of Minnesota and the larger community towards decolonization efforts.

Two featured two keynote speakers, Taysha Martineau and Mysti Babineau will open the gathering. They are both leaders in local movements to fight the tar sands Line 3 pipeline as well as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.

1:30 - 3:00 - Keynote and discussion with Taysha Martineau (Two spirit Anishinabe activist and organizer with Gitchigumi Scouts) and Mysti Babineau (Anishinabe climate justice activist and organizer with MN350)

3:00 - 3:30 - Break and food

3:30 - 4:30 - Northfield Against Line 3 Presentation

4:30 - 5:00 - Closing

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Sponsors
Dept of Chicano and Latino Studies
Science for the People
Women For Political Change
Women's Center
Institute for Advanced Studies
Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life 

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