Western Lands & Peoples: Perspectives on the American West Lecture Series, Rosalyn La Pier
- Monday, November 6, 2017 at 6:00pm
- Museum of the Rockies, Hager Auditorium - view map
Rosalyn La Pier, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Studies in the College of Humanities and Sciences at the University of Montana, will present a talk as part of the College of Letters and Science's Western Lands & Peoples: Perspectives on the American West Lecture Series. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Burton K. Wheeler Center for Public Policy.Rosalyn La Pier is an award winning Indigenous writer, ethnobotanist and environmental historian. In her writing and public speaking, she blends traditional ecological knowledge learned from elders with academic research. Her third book project "Plants That Purify: The Natural and Supernatural History of Smudging," explores Blackfeet concepts of purity, purification and traditional ecological knowledge.La Pier's talk will be followed by a reception in the lobby of the Museum of the Rockies.
Free and open to the public