An Albert Gallatin Lecture with Winona LaDuke
Presenters: The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Hosts: NYU Native American and Indigenous Students’ Group, American Indian Community House, and American Indian Law Alliance
“The essence of the problem is about consumption, recognizing that a society that consumes one third of the world’s resources is unsustainable. This level of consumption requires constant intervention into other people’s lands. That’s what’s going on.” —Winona LaDuke
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the 96th day of the Trump Era, we welcomed Anishinaabekwe activist, writer, and political leader Winona LaDuke to help us understand this moment in history and speak about ongoing efforts toward social, cultural, and environmental justice. LaDuke addressed the interrelated issues of energy, food sovereignty, Native Rights, and an economics for the 99%. She also offered ideas about what we can do to come together, address climate justice, and move North America toward a sustainable, post-carbon economy.