“Environmental Justice in Indian Country” Panel and Reception (School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale RITM, Yale Environmental Humanities)

Event time: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall See map
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT
Event description: 

Environmental Justice in Indian Country:

Engage with the intersections of social-environmental justice, extractive industry and coalition building with activists from around the country. Lynette Greybull and Rain Bear Stands Last will host two coffee chats and a panel moderated by Gerald Torres.

  • Environmental Justice in Indian Country panel and reception, April 23, 2019, 5:30-7:00pm Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
  • Coffee chat with Lynette Greybull, April 23, 2019, 11:00am Knob Café, Kroon Hall
  • Coffee chat with Rain Bear Stands Last, April 23, 2019, 12:00pm Knob Café, Kroon Hall

Lynnette Greybull: A Northern Arapaho and Sioux activist and founder of Not Our Native Daughters (NOND), the first anti-trafficking organization to focus exclusively on Native Americans.

Rain Bear Stands Last: Co-founder of GOAL Tribal Coalition, the largest tribal alliance in North America, with 50 plus Tribes united in the cause of preserving bears as well as tribal sovereignty.  

Gerald Torres: Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, as well as the Jane M.G. Foster Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. He is an authority on critical race theory, environmental law, and federal Indian Law.

Open to: 
General Public