2018 Wallace Stegner Lectures: Winona LaDuke
Winona LaDuke is a Native American environmentalist and the executive director of Honor the Earth, a Native American environmental advocacy organization. Honor the Earth held several events to support Standing Rock and are currently active in the Dakota Pipeline protests. She is known for her work on Native American tribal land claims and preservation and sustainable development. She founded WELRP, the White Earth Land Recovery Project, to help recover the ancestral lands of Native Americans by the U.S. government. She has gathered many native environmentalist groups together to push for environmental regulations, strengthening renewable energy and food systems in the tribal areas. Winona will share stories of indigenous land management practices and how they are informing current land stewardship and conservation.
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