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Balancing Natural Resource Development, the Environment and Diverse Cultures of the US
January 30, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Mines student chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) and the Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP) are hosting a talk by Jodi Gillette titled “Balancing Natural Resource Development, the Environment and Diverse Cultures of the US: A Lesson From the Dakota Access Pipeline.”
Gillette is a citizen of Standing Rock and former advisor on Native American Affairs to former President Barack Obama.
Gillette will share her experiences in policy related to American Indians and resource development. As a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, she will speak about the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy and how natural resource and infrastructure development has direct and immediate impacts on indigenous populations that are often ignored.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Marquez Hall Room 226