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Weissberg Conference Panel 2: "The Environment and Natural Resources"

Date: Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Time: 10:00 am

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Moore Lounge,
Pearsons Hall

Contact: Josh Moore,

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Weissberg Conference on Indigenous Rights: Facing the Past, Facing the Present

Panel 2: The Environment and Natural Resources 

    • Ashlee Cunsolo Willox, Cape Breton University. The Intersection of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with Health and Environment
    • Stan Stevens, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Indigenous Peoples' Land Use and their Struggles for Self-Determination and Sovereignty
    • James Anaya, 2015 Weissberg Chair in Human Rights. Extractive Industries and Indigenous Rights: Perspectives from Serving as the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Rights of Indigenous Peoples
    • Al Gedicks, University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. The GTac mine in Northern Wisconsin:  Potential Impacts on the Environment and Indigenous Communities 
    • Juanita Cabrera Lopez, International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Extractive Industries in Guatemala


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