Dina Gilio-Whitaker, renowned Indigenous scholar and Beacon Press author, will be joining us to speak about her soon-to-be-released book, As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock
Dina Gilio-Whitaker (Colville Confederated Tribes) is a lecturer of American Indian Studies at California State University San Marcos, and a consultant and educator in environmental justice policy planning. Her research interests focus on Indigenous nationalism, self-determination, environmental justice, and education. She also works within the field of critical sports studies, examining the intersections of indigeneity and the sport of surfing. She is also co-author with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz of “All the Real Indians Died Off” And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans.
The Environmental Justice Practitioners Network (EJPN) Webinar Series is a program offered by the UUA Green Sanctuary Program and Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth. Learn more about the EJ Practitioners Network Webinar Series: https://www.uumfe.org/get-involved/environmental-justice-practitioners-network/