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Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice Symposium: From Standing Rock to St. Louis


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This important event about environmental and cultural issues relevant to St. Louis and the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota took place onMonday, February 6, 2017 at the Brown School.


AGENDA

Registration and Refreshments


Opening Remarks and Blessing

Keynote
Harold Frazier, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman

Who owns the land?
Amy Locklear Hertel (Lumbee/Coharie), University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Steven Gunn, Washington University in St. Louis


What pipeline leaks mean for our environment
Robert Criss, Washington University in St. Louis

How the Dakota Access Pipeline affects tribal communities
Monique Apple (Oglala Lakota), Oglala Lakota College

Environmental concerns in your community
Panel Discussion and Question & Answer

Lunch and American Indian Student Association Interactive Session


Environmental advocacy: from St. Louis to Standing Rock
Christine Ingrassia, St. Louis Alderwoman for Ward 6

Ancient Indigenous monuments of St. Louis
John Kelly, Washington University in St. Louis

Indigenous sovereignty and the environment in St. Louis
Bret Gustafson, Washington University in St. Louis

Lost Crops, Agricultural Diversity, and Native American Nutrition
Gayle Fritz, Washington University in St. Louis
Natalie Mueller, Washington University in St. Louis
 
Next Steps and Closing





Thank You To Our Sponsors


Buder Center for American Indian Studies

Center for Social Development

University College 

Brown School Dean’s Office

Brown School Diversity Committee

Provost’s Office

Center for the Humanities