Standing Rock to Unistoten

March 25, 2017

Freda Huson & Ladonna Brave Bull Allard

Saturday, March 25, 3:30PM–5:30PM, Room 7000, SFU Harbour Centre

Cosponsored by SFU's Institute for the Humanities, J.S. Woodsworth Chair in the Humanities, Vancity Office of Community EngagementDepartment of First Nations Studies, & Department of English

Registration may be required. Please check back soon for updates.

A rare opportunity to come hear from two of the most well-known Indigenous women land defenders in North America. Freda Huson and Ladonna Allard are teaming up for a powerful presentation on protecting land, water and the sacred from capitalist and colonial encroachment for future generations.

With welcome by Audrey Siegl.

Speakers

Freda Huson is the spokesperson of the Unist’ot’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en. The Unist'ot'en are blocking the pathways of multiple pipelines on their Yintah.

Ladonna Brave Bull Allard (Standing Rock Sioux) is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Her people are Inhunktonwan from the Jamestown Valley, Hunkpapa and Blackfoot. Sacred Stone, the first camp against Dakota Access Pipeline, was set up by Allard. She has been recognized internationally as one of the Indigenous women leaders in the no DAPL struggle.