FDLTCC Feast Features Winona LaDukeAug 15th, 1998 | By tcj | Category: 10-1: Teaching Math and Science, Tribal College News
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, Minn., hosted a feast to celebrate success in a culturally diverse world last June. Featured speaker Winona LaDuke, program director of the Seventh Generation Fund’s Environmental Program, gave the keynote address as part of the feast celebration, which was open to the public. The event was sponsored by the Fond du Lac Reservation.
Winona LaDuke is a long-time environmentalist and indigenous rights activist who has served as a representative on several United Nations committees. LaDuke has also served on Congressional forums including the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Status of Women. LaDuke also serves as campaign director of the White Earth Recovery Project, a reservation-based land acquisition, environmental, and cultural organization. The Seventh Generation Fund’s Environmental Program is a national Native American grant-making and advocacy organization.
The feast and presentation was associated with the two-day conference, Professional Development for Success in a Culturally Diverse World, which was held on June 11-12 at FDLTCC.