“Defending Bears Ears” with Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk

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“Defending Bears Ears” with Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

defending bears ears

 

WHEN :    Tuesday, May 7

WHERE:   Durango Public Library, 1900 E. 3rd Avenue

WHAT:      

  • “Defending Bears Ears” is the title of a talk by former Ute Mountain Ute Councilwoman Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk who will appear at the Durango Public Library on Tuesday, May 7 in an event sponsored by Indivisible Durango and Great Old Broads for Wilderness.
  • The talk will address Lopez-Whiteskunk’s experience on the unique Coalition that brought together members of of five tribes which have ancestral ties to the region: Hopi, the Navajo Nation, Ute Mountain Ute, Ute, and Zuni. She hopes to spark a dialogue with the audience on the nature of tribal sovereignty and management of public lands.
  • Regina will be joined by **special guest, Alfred Lomahquahu, former Hopi Vice-Chairman and former Co-Chairman for the Bears Ears Intertribal Coalition.

PLEASE COME WITH YOUR QUESTIONS FOR REGINA AND ALFRED!

Regina wants a large portion of the event to involve answering questions and discussing issues relating to Bears Ears with the audience. For example:

  • “How was the unusual Bears Ears Coalition brought together?
  • “Are Tribal People speaking up more for protecting cultural sites?”
  •  “How should I conduct myself when visiting Rock Art panels?”

Details

Date:
May 7
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Durango Public Library
1900 E 3rd Ave.
Durango, CO 81301 United States
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Organizer

Indivisible Durango