Join the Center for Earth Ethics on Thursday, October 7, at noon Eastern Time, for a webinar, “Indigenous Water Ethics: A Traditional Dialogue...Join the Center for Earth Ethics on Thursday, October 7, at noon Eastern Time, for a webinar, “Indigenous Water Ethics: A Traditional Dialogue.” Mona Polacca (Hopi, Tewa, Havasupa elder; 13 Indigenous Grandmothers Council), senior fellow for CEE’s Original Caretakers Program, has assembled representatives of different Indigenous cultures to present their diverse perspectives and lived experiences stabilizing, protecting and creating resiliency for their communities’ water sources.
Speakers scheduled to appear in the dialogue are:
- Rāwiri Tinirau, co-director of Te Atawhai o Te Ao, a Māori research institute focused on health and environmental research, and deputy chair of Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui.
- Betty Lyons, president and executive director of the American Indian Law Alliance (AILA), an Indigenous and environmental activist, and citizen of the Onondaga Nation.
- Austin Nunez, chairman of the Wa:k—San Xavier District of the Tohono O’odham Nation, located in the arid Sonoran Desert region of southwestern Arizona.