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Celebrate Earth Day with renowned activist and author Winona LaDuke

Friday, April 22, at 6 p.m.—VIRTUAL—Celebrate Earth Day with renowned activist and author Winona LaDuke as she presents “Rights of Nature.” A Q&A to follow speaker’s presentation. LaDuke is a Harvard-educated economist, environmental activist, author, hemp farmer, grandmother and a […] Read More The post Celebrate Earth Day with renowned activist and author Winona LaDuke appeared first on The Mountain Times.
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Celebrate Earth Day with renowned activist and author Winona LaDuke as she presents: Rights of Nature

Friday, April 22nd, 2022, 6:00 PM (EST) Presented by Sustainable Woodstock & Pentangle Arts. Supported in part by the Vermont Humanities. Winona LaDuke is a Harvard-educated economist, environmental activist, author, hemp farmer, grandmother, and a two-time former Green Party Vice President candidate with Ralph Nader. LaDuke specializes in rural development, sustainable economics, food and energy sovereignty and environmental justice. She is also an international thought leader and lecturer in climate justice, renewable energy, and environmental justice, plus an advocate for protecting Indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering. Living and working on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, she leads several organizations including Honor the Earth (co-founded with The Indigo Girls 28 years ago), Anishinaabe Agriculture Institute, Akiing, and Winona’s Hemp. These organizations develop and model cultural-based sustainable development strategies utilizing renewable energy and sustainable food systems.

Winona LaDuke to Deliver 2022 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture

Internationally renowned activist, environmentalist, and two-time vice presidential candidate Winona LaDuke will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 14 in Choi Auditorium as Occidental College's 2022 Phi Beta Kappa Speaker. The event is free and open to the public. Proof of vaccination is required. LaDuke is the co-founder and...

Catawba College to host nationally-known economist, environmentalist, writer Winona LaDuke

SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - Catawba College’s Equity, Diversity, Justice, and Inclusion Task Force (EDJI) in partnership with the Salisbury-Rowan NAACP’s Environmental and Climate Justice Program Committee, the Center for the Environment, and Department of Environment and Sustainability at Catawba College will host the internationally-renowned scholar, Winona LaDuke, on Tuesday, February 22, at the Peeler Crystal Lounge in the Robertson College-Community Center on the Catawba College campus.

Winona LaDuke speaks at COCC

On Feb. 1, Winona LaDuke spoke virtually about economics, environmental solutions and personal changes anyone can make. Her lecture, “The Green Path Ahead: Indigenous Teaching for the Next Economy,” was a part of COCC’s 2022 Season of Nonviolence. LaDuke is an indigenous economist. She has accomplished many...

32nd Annual Peace Lecture features Indigenous and environmental rights activist Winona LaDuke

The 32nd Annual Salem Peace Lecture, hosted by Willamette’s Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, took place on Nov. 10 over zoom, featuring [Winona LaDuke], a renowned Indigenous and environmental activist. Willamette Chaplain Ineda Adesanya opened the event with a modified version of Willamette’s Land Acknowledgement and an Earth Prayer by Black Elk of the Oglala Lakota tribe. According to Adesanya, two Willamette student organizations, Climate Action Alliance and Native and Indigenous Student Union, hosted watch parties for the event.

Otis Lecturer Winona LaDuke: ‘You need to make a choice between two paths’

What do hemp, centuries-old squash seeds, and a lake of carefully tended wild rice have in common? The future, according to environmentalist, economist, writer, and activist Winona LaDuke. The coronavirus pandemic has changed economies globally, crippling large and small businesses alike. Supply and demand never seem to match, and countries’...

Winona LaDuke and Bon Iver on Their Stop Line 3 Protest Concert

On Wednesday afternoon at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth, Bon Iver is headlining Water is Life, a concert organized by Winona LaDuke’s Honor the Earth, to support Stop Line 3 efforts. Line 3 is the $9 billion dollar oil pipeline that’s being built by Enbridge, the Canadian-based multinational oil company, that will sluice through 337 miles of Minnesota wilderness connecting the oil sands of Alberta to terminal center on Lake Superior.

Winona LaDuke, 6 Others Arrested While Protesting Line 3

(This story was originally published on July 20) MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Seven women were arrested on Monday afternoon while protesting the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline in Wadena County. One of the women arrested was Winona LaDuke, Indigenous leader and founder of environmental group Honor the Earth, who has been standing against the construction of the replacement pipeline for eight years. Winona LaDuke (Credit: Wadena County Sheriff’s Office) The seven women all face trespassing charges; arraignments started on Tuesday morning. Honor the Earth says that the “charge of the colonial world is in conflict with the Anishinaabeg,” citing a 2019 White Earth Nation tribal law which requires...