MIT Forum for Equity: An Indigenous Green New Deal

MIT Forum for Equity: An Indigenous Green New Deal

Register to participate in an online discussion spotlighting author, economist, and activist Winona LaDuke CF '83, executive director of Honor the Earth.

Winona LaDuke, smiling

Tuesday, November 17 @ 3:00pm EST

Via MIT Infinite Connection

Register to participate in an online discussion spotlighting author, economist, and activist Winona LaDuke CF '83, executive director of Honor the Earth.

In this interactive forum, LaDuke will make her case for a "agile, decentralized, renewable" economy less reliant on international supply chains and fossil fuels. She will discuss her new book To Be a Water Protector: Rise of the Wiindigoo Slayers and take questions from alumni. 

Moderator: Jodi Rave Spotted Bear, MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellow and Founder, Indigenous Media Freedom Alliance 

About Winona LaDuke

Winona LaDuke is a rural development economist and author working on issues of Indigenous Economics, Food and Energy Policy. She co-founded Honor the Earth with the Indigo Girls, as a platform to raise awareness of and money for indigenous struggles for environmental justice. Globally and nationally, LaDuke is known as a leader in the issues of cultural-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy, and sustainable food systems. She is one of the leaders in the work of protecting Indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering.