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Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lectures @ UNI

Events - David Archambault II

Standing with Tribes - Past, Present, & Future

When the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe took a stand against the oil industry and Federal government to block construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline just upstream of their lands, their protest quickly came to represent the long and arduous struggle of indigenous peoples everywhere to protect their sovereignty and ancestral heritage. In his Presentation, the leader of this ongoing efforts. 
 
Former Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault, will reflect on his Tribe's rich history, and how honoring the past has powered efforts to preserve that heritage for future generations. He will share his experiences with the "Standing with Standing Rock" movement, the leadership decisions he's had to make in the moment, and strategies he's learned for successfully carrying the fight forward. And finally, he will discuss next steps, not just for Standing Rock, but for all of Indian Country to stand together against injustice.
 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 ~ Lang Hall Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. ~ Click here to save to your calendar


Discussion and Q&A with David Archambault

Thursday, November 29, 2018 ~ Center for Multicultural Education, Mauker Union 109 ~ 11:00 a.m. - noon ~ Click here to save to your calendar
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