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Sacred Mother Earth Symposium
3/1/2019 10:15:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Science & Spirituality” Climate Change • Prophecies • Water

April 20, 2019 

9am - 5pm

ZIIBIWING CENTER 6650 E. Broadway Mt. Pleasant, MI

 

• Opening Ceremonies

• Keynote Speakers

• Art & Environmental Booths

• Presentations

• Hands-On Activities

• Breakfast & Lunch Provided

 

Free & Open to the Public

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Onaubinisay (Walks Above the Ground), Elder Jim Dumont, (Ojibway-Anishinabe of the Marten Clan - originally from the Shawanaga First Nation on Eastern Georgian Bay) is the Chief of the Eastern Doorway of the Three Fires Midewiwin Lodge. He was a professor of Native Studies at the University of Sudbury of Laurentian University for 25 years (1975 to 2000) and is one of the founders of its Native Studies Department. During his tenure, Jim created and taught courses in

Tradition and Culture, Native Psychology, Native Way 

of Seeing, Native Education, and Issues of Indigenous Peoples in the International Context.

Tara Zhaabowekwe Houska (Couchiching First Nation Anishinaabe) is a tribal attorney, the National Campaigns Director of Honor the Earth, and a former advisor on

Native American affairs to Bernie Sanders. She 

advocates on behalf of tribal nations at the local, state, federal and international levels on a wide range of issues impacting indigenous peoples. Tara spent six months on 

the frontlines in North Dakota fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline, and is heavily engaged in the movement to

defund fossil fuels and a years-long struggle against Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline. 

 

 

 

 


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