Extreme Extraction: A Talk with Winona LaDuke and Lisa DeVille


Join us to hear Winona LaDuke and Lisa DeVille talk about the impacts of extreme extraction on Native American communities in North Dakota and beyond. Winona LaDuke is executive director of Honor the Earth. Lisa DeVille is an indigenous environmental activist from Mandaree, North Dakota, located on the Ft. Berthold Indian Reservation at the heart of the Bakken oil boom, where the proposed Sandpiper pipeline would start. She is an enrolled member of the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation. Hear first-hand, front-line perpsectives on what extreme extraction really looks like and how to stop it. Free of charge and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Department of American Indian Studies, Department of Geography, Environment and Society, and the Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies. This is a public lecture and part of the Grand Challenge Course: "The Fracking Boom: Promises and Challenges of the Hydrocarbon Renaissance". For more information, please contact Bruce Braun ([email protected]) or Max Bezada ([email protected])

November 10, 2015 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
HHH 25, University of Minnesota (Humphrey School of Public Affairs)
301 19th Ave S
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