Salt Lake Community College

Bruin voices

More Than A Statistic:
How Indigenous Knowledge can save our Environment and our Politics

James Courage Singer
MACL, Diversity Fellow in Sociology and Ethnic Studies, SLCC

Most conversations around indigenous peoples in the United States tend to be around poverty, alcoholism, or the past. James argues that indigenous knowledge is what breaks through the colonizer's gaze and shows that people of color, and specifically indigenous peoples, are more than just these statistics. He argues that this knowledge and culture offer ways can be used to address environmental degradation and conservation (using examples in places like Standing Rock and Bears Ears) as well as opening alternatives for politics.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

South City Campus CAM Studio, SCM 1-084 1575 S State Street Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Event Type

Inclusivity, Multicultural Events

Campus Location

South City Campus

Website

https://www.slcc.edu/inclusivity/brui...

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#bruinvoices

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