Dina Gilio-Whitaker presents As Long as Grass Grows in conversation with Daniel Faber
Join us as we celebrate Earth Day with a thought provoking discussion featuring Dina Gilio-Whitaker, author of As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice from Colonization to Standing Rock, in conversation with Professor Daniel Faber.
Through the unique lens of “Indigenized environmental justice,” Indigenous researcher and activist Dina Gilio-Whitaker explores the fraught history of treaty violations, struggles for food and water security, and protection of sacred sites, while highlighting the important leadership of Indigenous women in this centuries-long struggle. As Long As Grass Grows gives readers an accessible history of Indigenous resistance to government and corporate incursions on their lands and offers new approaches to environmental justice activism and policy. Dina Gilio-Whitaker (Colville Confederated Tribes) is also a lecturer of American Indian Studies at California State University San Marcos, and an independent consultant and educator in environmental justice policy planning. Daniel Faber is a Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University, and an Affiliated Faculty Member in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, as well as Environmental Studies. He is Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative (NEJRC). Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent out prior to the event.
- Tuesday, April 20, 2021
- 7:00pm - 8:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)