Standing Rock: Understanding the Call for Justice

Standing Rock: Understanding the Call for Justice

natalia gaiser

Location Info:

Rice University, Sewall Hall
6100 Main St.
Houston, Texas  77005
713-348-6069
Pleae join us for a discussion with a group of experts and Native American activists regarding the resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock. We will examine social issues such as indigenous rights and environmental justice, as well as how the resistance sparked an international movement, and what that movement means for the future. Hear first-hand stories from Native American activists traveling all the way from South Dakota, who fought on the front lines of these harsh protests. Their beadwork will also be for sale at the event. Panelists include: Dr. Dominic Boyer, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Energy/Environmental Research in the Human Sciences Frank Orona, Activist, Executive Director of the Society of Native Nations Julian Bear Runner, Darren Cross, and Cole Clements, frontline warriors of the Wild Oglala No Surrender Camp, Pine Ridge tribe Food/Refreshments provided!

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