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Indigenous Self-Determination in Defense of the Earth

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
12:10 – 1:30 pm
UCLA Law School, Room 1357
RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/coKw0JX6BtOxD0Kj2

Join us for an illuminating conversation on Indigenous environmental activism in Central America and Los Angeles. Our panelists include Rigoberto Quemé Chay, a Maya-Kiché leader from Guatemala, Angela Mooney D’Arcy from the Sacred Places Institute, and UCLA Law Professor Joseph Berra. Panelists will discuss Indigenous worldview regarding the environment, the threat of extractive industries such as mining to Indigenous communities, and the significance of Indigenous resistance in terms of self-governance. We hope you can join us for this exciting and informative event!

Click here for the Spanish version

Hosted by the Environmental Law Society and NALSA. Co-sponsored by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center.

UCLA is a tobacco-free campus. All-day parking ($12-20) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lots 2, 3 and 4 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues). For more information, call 310-825-7315.


Mar 20 2019


12:10 PM - 1:30 PM


UCLA School of Law


Environmental Law and NALSA