SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 134: Intersection of Indigeneity and Environmentalism
Room: Riverside Suite

Sponsors: Conflict, Social Action, and Change
Environment and Technology

Organizers: Marko Salvaggio, Goucher College
Thelma I. Velez, Ohio State University

Presider: Thelma I. Velez, Ohio State University


“Journey to Standing Rock: Environmental Justice on the Frontlines,” Anne Luna-Gordinier, California State University, Sacramento

“Indigenous Sovereignty through Indigeneity: The Power of Water Epistemologies,” Doreen E. Martinez, Colorado State University

“The Land That Sustains Us: Indigenous Environmental Resistances to Safeguard the Environment,” Carrie McLachlin Leslie, University of Oklahoma

“Indigenous Pathways beyond Anthropocene Crises Decolonizing Land Governance to Nurture Biocultural Diversity and Climate Justice,” Leonardo Esteban Figueroa Helland and Abigail Perez Aguilera, The New School and Felix Mantz, Queen Mary University of London

“From Rio to the Rights of Nature: The Role of Indigenous and Environmental Activism in the Emergence of a New Paradigm,” David Heath Cooper, University of Kansas