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“Bridging Science and Environmental Justice: A Case Study of Water Issues on U.S. Tribal Lands,” Presented by the Environmental Justice Club

May 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Free

The Hennebach Program in the Humanities, the Mines chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) and the Environmental Justice Club (EJC) presents Kenny Swift Bird’s Lecture, “Bridging Science and Environmental Justice: A Case Study of Water Issues on U.S. Tribal Lands.”

Featured speaker Kenny Swift Bird is a Master’s student in the Hydrologic Science & Engineering (HSE) Department at Colorado School of Mines. Kenny is a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe and studies water quality on the Pine Ridge reservation near where he grew up in South Dakota. His lecture will explore the origins of water quality issues on U.S. tribal lands and provide a platform for attendees to discuss the role of scientists and engineers in addressing environmental injustices.

The event is free and open to the public with food provided by Tocabe!

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Date:
May 3, 2018
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Marquez Hall
1600 Arapahoe St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States

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Room Number
108