Available on demand until Thursday, May 20, 2021 | 11:59 PM ET How can traditional knowledge inform responses to current environmental challenges? Join us in conversation with young Indigenous activists from across the Pacific who are using traditional ecological practices to combat threats to the ocean resources their communities have protected and thrived on for thousands of years.
In this discussion, Ash Center Democracy Postdoctoral Fellow Johnnie Lotesta will talk with leaders from the environmental justice, gun violence prevention, labor, and immigration movements about how they can advance their agenda and continue to grow their membership under a Biden administration.
Introduction by: Steven Levitsky, DRCLAS Faculty Director and Professor of Government at Harvard University
Speakers: June Carolyn Erlick, book author and Editor-in-Chief of ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America; Alfredo Corchado, Dallas Morning News, former DRCLAS Visiting Fellow and Nieman Fellow ’09; Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism at Harvard's Graduate School of Design
Moderated by: Ieva Jusionyte, Watson Family Associate Professor of...
From the migrations of the pecan tree to its place in Indigenous culture and a searing memory of enslavement, James McWilliams, Robin Wall Kimmerer (Potawatomi), and Tiya Miles explore the deeper meanings of human relationships with trees.