Winona LaDuke to speak at Fort Berthold

2013-05-02T08:26:00Z Winona LaDuke to speak at Fort BertholdBismarck Tribune Staff Bismarck Tribune
May 02, 2013 8:26 am  • 

Winona LaDuke, author and executive director of Honor the Earth, which raises money for Native environmental groups, will make a public presentation at noon Monday at Fort Berthold Community College in New Town.

LaDuke, an Ojibwa and enrolled member of the Mississippi Band on the White Earth Reservations, will talk about her work on Native American and environmental issues.

She was nominated by Time magazine as one of America's 50 most promising leaders in 1994 and Woman of the Year by Ms. Magazine in 1998 for her work with Honor the Earth.

She is a former board member of Greenpeace USA and is co-chairman of the Indigenous Women's Network.

LaDuke is author of six books, including, "Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming," published in 2005, "The Militarization of Indian Country," published in 2011, and a novel, "Last Standing Woman," published in 1997.

Her presentation at the college will begin with lunch in the college cafeteria at 11:30 a.m.

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