Water is Life: Native American Leaders at the Forefront of Environmental Health
Mni Wiconi (Water is Life) has united indigenous people worldwide and propelled the global environmental justice movement.
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, please join the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health for a panel discussion of indigenous visionary global leaders in environmental and social justice sharing their vision and knowledge about protecting water for future generations.
WHAT : Panel discussion and reception
WHEN : Tuesday, November 20, 2017, 3-5:30 pm, reception to follow
WHERE: Sommer Hall, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe
Street, Baltimore, MD 21205
WHO : Tom BK Goldtooth, Diné and Dakota, Executive Director,
Indigenous Environmental Network
Chase Iron Eyes, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Lawyer, Activist and Member of
Lakota People's Law Project
Tara Houska, Couchiching First Nation, Lawyer and National Campaigns Director,
Honor the Earth
Kaylena Bray, Haudenosaunee, Indigenous Knowledge Advocate,
Board member, Milpa Alliance
Moderator: Kellogg Schwab, PhD, Abel Wolman Professor in Water and Public
Health, Johns Hopkins University
The Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian is an independent center within the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with satellite offices on tribal lands of the White Mountain, Navajo Nation, and Santo Domingo Pueblo, where our Native American workforce serves their own communities. With over 35 years of collaboration with Southwestern tribes, our programs now reach more than 100 tribal communities in 17 states. These partnerships have achieved landmark public health breakthroughs credited with saving over 60 million children's lives worldwide.
Sommer Hall (E2014), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (View)
615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
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