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Winona LaDuke to speak at UW-Superior

When: May 2, 2013 11:00 AM to 11:59 AM
Winona LaDuke, economist and author will present lecture to campus and community.
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Winona LaDuke to speak at UW-Superior

Winona LaDuke, economist, author and two time vice presidential candidate for the Green Party (1996 and 2000) will present a lecture entitled "Mines, Pipelines and the Seventh Generation" and will discuss topics focused on an economy without destruction at the University of Wisconsin- Superior on Thursday, May 2 at 11 am in the Erlenbach Lecture Hall - First Floor of Swenson Hall. 

More about Winona LaDuke:
LaDuke is a rural development economist, with advanced degrees from Harvard University and Antioch University, as well as a MIT fellowship.  LaDuke's remarks will discuss both economic theories of the present American policy, and sustainable and environmental economics.  LaDuke lives on both on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, and at Madeline Island, the Ojibwe homeland.

Honor the Earth organization:  http://www.honorearth.org/winona-laduke

Lecture is sponsored by:  UW-Superior's First Nations Studies Center, Earth Sciences Program with financial support from the Selma Swanstrom Geography Lecture Fund, Department of Social Inquiry, Writing and Library Science Department and Office of Multicultural Affairs.  Circle of Native Nations student organization will provide refreshments following Winona LaDuke's presentation.

Event Contact: Tom Hansen | 715-394-8260 | thansen7{atuws}
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