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Great Barrington, Mass.
Environment | Local food/farms | Politics/Government
22 September 2020 01:57PM

centerforneweconomics.org/events/winona-laduke-and-leah-penniman-in-conversation/

Join the Schumacher Center for a New Economics on Thursday, October 8th at 2pm EDT for an engaging virtual conversation featuring distinguished farmer-activists Winona LaDuke and Leah Penniman. LaDuke and Penniman will reflect on their past Schumacher Lectures in the context of current social, economic, and ecological realities. Register (for free!) using the link above.

About the speakers:

Winona LaDuke—an Anishinaabekwe (Ojibwe) member of the White Earth Nation—is an environmentalist, economist, author, and prominent Native American activist working to restore and preserve indigenous cultures and lands.

Leah Penniman is an educator, farmer/peyizan, author, and food justice activist from Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, NY. She co-founded Soul Fire Farm in 2011 with the mission to end racism in the food system and reclaim our ancestral connection to land. Penniman is part of a team that facilitates powerful food sovereignty programs – including farmer trainings for Black & Brown people, a subsidized farm food distribution program for people living under food apartheid, and domestic and international organizing toward equity in the food system.

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