Indigenous Women Telling a New Story of Energy

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Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Indigenous women tell for our energy future by NV1 featuring Winona LaDuke

 

Indigenous women have a new story to tell for our energy future.

The current story being told by our energy policies, practices and industry are devastating the land and changing climate. This program is an engaging and entertaining call to action for a new energy story that protects our land and its people.   
 

If we need a new story for energy, we likely need new storytellers. Energy stories told by Indigenous women seek to carry forth the wisdom from their ancestors and combine it with the intelligence available to us today. 

Winona LaDuke - Featured speaker 

Winona LaDuke (White Earth Ojibwe) is an internationally renowned activist working on  issues of sustainable development, renewable energy, and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, and is a two-time vice presidential candidate with Ralph Nader for the Green Party. As Program Director of Honor the Earth, she works nationally and internationally on the issues of climate change, renewable energy, and environmental justice with Indigenous communities. And in her own community, she is the founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, one of the largest reservation based non-profit organizations in the country.

 

Written, co-produced and narrated by Beth Osnes. Produced by Adian Manygoats. Editor and composer: Tom Wasinger. Distributed by NV1, Native Voice One. 

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