Sheinberg Lecture 11/4

“Predator Economics, Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples”  
Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe), Founder and Co-Director of Honor The Earth
Monday, November 4, 2013, 4:00PM – Vanderbilt Hall Room 210
 
Please join us for the Twentieth Annual Rose Sheinberg Lecture presented by Winona LaDuke. Her lecture is titled, “Predator Economics, Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples.” Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe), an internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist who has devoted her life to protecting the lands and life ways of Native communities. LaDuke is founder and Co-Director of Honor the Earth, a national advocacy group encouraging public support and funding for native environmental groups. With Honor the Earth, she works nationally and internationally on issues of climate change, renewable energy, sustainable development, food systems and environmental justice. In her own community in northern Minnesota, she is the founder and Executive Director of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, one of the largest reservation-based non-profit organizations in the country, and a leader on the issues of culturally-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy and food systems. Her work includes efforts to protect Indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering. 
 
The lecture will take place on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 4:00pm in Vanderbilt Hall Room 210. 1Ls will receive PILC credit as part of the Leaders in Public Interest Series. 

Registration:
Please take this opportunity to register online. Click here, or copy and paste the following registration link:http://its.law.nyu.edu/rsvp/events/20131104/
The Rose Sheinberg Program is endowed by Jill and Richard Sheinberg, Dale J. and Arthur Galston, and the estate of Joel Dolkart to honor the memory of Rose Sheinberg. Each year the Sheinberg Committee, a joint student-faculty committee, invites a scholar working on cutting-edge issues of gender, race, and class to participate in a day of informal discussion, classroom teaching, and formal lecture to expose the Law School community to a variety of ideas, insights, and initiatives. 
 
This year’s lecture is co-sponsored by the Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Association; Center for Human Rights and Global Justice; Coalition on Law and Representation; Environmental Law Society; Environmental Law Journal; Law Students for Human Rights; National Lawyers Guild; Native Studies Forum; and Women of Color Collective.
 
 
Event Schedule: 
12:15 – 1:45 p.m. 
Lunch with Winona LaDuke, the Sheinberg Committee and Members of the Law School Community 
RSVP: Tsion Gurmu tfg215@nyu.edu 
 
4:00 p.m. 
Keynote Speech by Winona LaDuke 
Introduction by Tiokasin Ghosthorse, host of First Voices Indigenous Radio and member of the Cheyenne River Lakota (Sioux) Nation of South Dakota 
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210 
 
Reception immediately following in Vanderbilt Hall, Golding Lounge 

Registration:
Please take this opportunity to register online. Click here, or copy and paste the following registration link:http://its.law.nyu.edu/rsvp/events/20131104/
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