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School of Arts and Sciences

ENVS Lunch & Learn: Environmental Justice and indigenous land issues in Massachusetts

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 12:00pm

Mar 28, 2019, 12 – 1pm EDT

This talk will focus on the current indigenous struggles for land in New England and eastern Canada, focusing on the Penobscot, Nipmuc, Mashpee Wampanoag, Chappaquiddick Wampanoag, and Cree. Pete Westover will discuss the work of groups like Conservation Law Foundation, Arise for Social Justice, and Climate Action Now in partnership with Environmental Justice communities on land, energy and climate issues.

Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
City: Medford, MA 02155
BuildingCurtis Hall
Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
Location Details: Multipurpose room
Event Type: Special Events
Event sponsor (school, institute, center, etc.): School of Arts and Sciences
Event Contact: Sara Gomez
Event open to the public?: Yes