September 19, 2023

Rights of Nature, Indigenous and Advocacy Perspectives

Event Details

Date & Time

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023 6:00 PM

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Gonzaga Center for Climate, Society, and the Environment 

Co-sponsor:  Native American Studies Department


Free and open to the public


Gonzaga University, Hemmingson Auditorium


Gonzaga Climate Center -

Event Type & Tags

  • Academics
  • Global Impact
  • Sustainability


About This Event

This presentation will be a panel discussion that focuses on working to protect water, landscapes through an advocacy and indigenous perspectives.  Spokane Riverkeeper will discuss the contrast with water law and will provide several potential ways in which to work towards recognizing natural rights of the Spokane River.  Representatives from the LIGHT Foundation will be on hand (virtually and/or in person) to provide an indigenous perspective as well as the intersections with cultural visions around food sovereignty and clean water.