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Water is Life Event: Native American Leaders at the Forefront of Environmental Health. November 20 -

A Native American Heritage Month Event November 20, 2017 from 3:00-5:30 pm Mni Wiconi (Water is Life) has united indigenous people worldwide and propelled the global environmental justice movement. In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, please join the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health for a panel discussion of indigenous visionary global leaders in environmental and social justice sharing their vision and knowledge about protecting water for future generations. WHAT: Panel discussion and reception WHEN: Monday, November 20, 2017, 3-5:30 pm, reception to follow WHERE: Sommer Hall, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 WHO: Tom BK Goldtooth, Diné and Dakota, Executive Director, Indigenous Environmental Network Chase Iron Eyes, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Lawyer, Activist and Member of Lakota People's Law Project Tara Houska, Couchiching First Nation, Lawyer and National Campaigns Director, Honor the Earth Kaylena Bray, Haudenosaunee, Indigenous Knowledge Advocate, Board member, Milpa Alliance Moderator: Kellogg Schwab, PhD, Abel Wolman Professor in Water and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University The Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian is an independent center within the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with satellite offices on tribal lands of the White Mountain, Navajo Nation, and Santo Domingo Pueblo, where our Native American workforce serves their own communities. With over 35 years of collaboration with Southwestern tribes, our programs now reach more than 100 tribal communities in 17 states. These partnerships have achieved landmark public health breakthroughs credited with saving over 60 million children's lives worldwide. REGISTER HERE: EVENT IS FREE, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED.

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