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Food Sovereignty and Biopiracy Discussion
March 30, 2012, 4:02 pm
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Food Sovereignty and Biopiracy Discussion

Food Sovereignty, Biopiracy and the Future
April 10, 2012
Speaker:
Winona LaDuke
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: W1214 Sheldon Hall, 615 N. Wolfe St.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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From TEDx:

Winona is an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development, renewable energy and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota. As Program Director of Honor the Earth, she works nationally and internationally on the issues of climate change, renewable energy, and environmental justice with Indigenous communities. In her own community, she is the founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, where she works to protect Indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities, LaDuke has written extensively on Native American and environmental issues. She is the author of five books, including Recovering the Sacred, All our Relations and a novel, Last Standing Woman

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