Winona LaDuke: Indigenous Women Telling a New Story About Energy and Climate
Indigenous Women Telling a New Story About Energy and Climate
Along with Nani Chacon and Adrian Manygoats
Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) is an internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development, LaDuke has devoted her life to protecting the lands and life ways of Native communities.
Nanibah 'Nani' Chacon is a Painter, Muralist, Educator and Art Activist and Organizer. She was raised in Chinle, Arizona and Albuquerque New Mexico. Her cultural heritage and experience often informs her work as an artist and activist. Nani has a prolific career as an artist which spans close to 20 years, covering Graffiti artist, illustration, fine art painting, Murals and public works. In 2002 she received her BA in education, she has taught grades K-College Prep both formally and informally as an artist and mentor. As an artist Nani has won numerous recognitions and exhibits her work nation wide. Her recent endeavors include work as an art activist with the nationally recognized group Honor the Treaties, curatorial projects and community organizing.
Adrian Manygoats is a Navajo activist who serves as project director for Eagle Energy. She is passionate about women and energy and environmental justice for all people.
Brought to you by
Inside the Greenhouse, an initiative on the CU campus for creative climate communication
Center for Science & Technology Policy Research
CU Department of Theatre & Dance
International Collective on Environment, Culture & Politics