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The Power of Storytelling and Traditional Ecological Knowledge
November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the Nelson Institute and its partners for a special Native November Everyone’s Earth lecture featuring the Fall 2019 UW-Madison Elder-in-Residence, Mary Louise Defender-Wilson. This lecture series helps to spotlight issues and opportunities related to diversity and inclusion across the environmental spectrum.
A nationally renowned traditional Dakotah/Hidatsa elder, storyteller, and traditionalist enrolled at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation of North Dakota, Mary Louise has been honored for her artistry with multiple awards including the Arts National Heritage Award as well as multiple Native American music and spoken words awards. We invite you to join us for a special evening with Mary Louise where we will explore the power of storytelling and traditional ecological knowledge.