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Spur Winnipeg: In Conversation with Winona LaDuke
Sat, 14 May 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM CDT
Winona LaDuke, author, environmental and Indigenous rights activist, and former vice-presidential candidate (Green Party: 1996, 2000) is a member of Minnesota’s White Earth Reservation. A graduate of Harvard, she was once noted as one of Time Magazine’s top 50 most promising leaders under 40. LaDuke is currently the executive director of Honor the Earth (co-founded with the Indigo Girls), which seeks awareness of Indigenous environmental issues and financial and economic resources for the creation of sustainable Indigenous communities.
This event will feature a performance by Spur Poet-in-Residence Katherena Vermette.