Past Event

The Role of Courts in Defending Indigenous Peoples' Rights

October 12, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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In honor of the second Indigenous Peoples' Day commemoration at Columbia University join us for the panel "The Role of Courts in Defending Indigenous Peoples' Rights" on October 12, 2021 from 7 to 8:30pm ET.

-Carla Fredericks, enrolled citizen of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation, Chief Executive Officer of the Christensen Fund
-Steven Donziger, Esq., New York lawyer
-Manaka Infante Suruta, member of the Baniva Peoples of Venezuela, Program manager for Citizen Security and Justice in Latin America

Organized by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University

Co-sponsored by:
Columbia Society of International Law (CSIL), Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER), Human Rights Institute of Columbia Law School, Institute for Comparative Literature and Society (ICLS), Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS), Mailman School of Public Health, The University Seminar on Indigenous Studies, The University Seminar on Latin America, of Columbia University, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies of New York University.


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