Northwestern University

Mar
8
Wed 12:30 PM

Navajo Rock Talk & Video Show: Stories of Environmental Justice (Evanston)

When: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, Room 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free. RSVP Required.

Contact: Mike McMahon   847.467.1361

Group: ISEN

Co-Sponsor(s):
Buffett Institute for Global Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Description:

RSVP Appreciated

Highlighting work by scientist Tommy Rock & filmmaker Jeff Spitz. This event will take place twice: March 8 (in Evanston) and March 9 (in Chicago).

JEFF SPITZ, Director of the multi-award winning film & web series, The Return of Navajo Boy and TOMMY ROCK (Navajo scientist - water activist) will show clips and discuss impacts resulting from their documentary investigations in the Navajo Nation where abandoned uranium mines contaminate soil, water, houses and livestock.

Event will also feature International Indigenous Youth Member Carlos Tochtli and Navajo Nation Member Craig Tsosie.

Lunch will be served.

Event is co-sponsored by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law's Environmental Advocacy Clinic, The Buffett Institute for Global Studies, The Northwestern Environmental Law Society, Native American Law Students Association, and Groundswell Educational Films.

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