“Indigenous Views of Health”: Lecture by Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan, Onondaga Nation
- Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
- Museum of the Rockies, Hager Auditorium - view map
Oren Lyons (b. 1930) is a world-renowned indigenous rights advocate, environmental activist, and scholar. He is a member of the Onondaga Nation of the Iroquois Confederacy. As a Faithkeeper, he upholds the history and traditions of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga. Lyons also works with communities around the world as an activist for indigenous and environmental justice, often addressing modern-day conflicts by sharing traditional views on the law of nature.
A reception in the lobby of the Musuem of the Rockies will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the lecture in the museum's Hager Auditorium at 7 p.m. SEATING IS LIMITED on a first-come, first-served basis.
The event is sponsored by the Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity (CAIRHE) and the Department of Native American Studies.
- Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity (CAIRHE)