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“Climate Crisis and Indigenous Resistance” with Tara Houska, Tribal Attorney and Activist

October 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tara Houska (Couchiching First Nation) is a tribal attorney based in Washington, D.C., the 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 on a range of issues impacting indigenous peoples. She will speak about the months she spent in North Dakota fighting against the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the concept of nature rights in relation to water.

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Date:
October 2, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Contact Name
Oak Institute for Human Rights
Contact Email
oakhr@colby.edu
Contact Website
https://www.colby.edu/oakinstitute/

Venue

Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building, Colby College
4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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https://www.colby.edu/visitors/campus-map/