As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice from Colonization to Standing Rock
Jun 07

As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice from Colonization to Standing Rock

When:
July 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2019-07-31T18:00:00-04:00
2019-07-31T19:00:00-04:00
Where:
Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston St.
Boston MA 02116
Cost:
Free
Contact:
617-859-2387

Through treaty violations, struggles for food and water security and protection of sacred sites, Native people have resisted environmental injustice and land incursions for hundreds of years. Join Indigenous researcher and activist Dina Gilio-Whitaker to explore this history and discuss how modern environmentalists can look to Indigenous resistance for new approaches.

Book signing to follow.

Presented as part of America Transformed: Mapping the 19th Century now on view at the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center

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