Past Events

September 2007: Featured Speaker, “Roots of Peacemaking: Indigenous Values, Global Crisis”

October 2007: Attended Meeting with “Friends of the Earth”

February 2008: Workshop on the “Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples” and the “North American Caucus”

November 2008: “Rights Denied: the Struggle for the Sacred and the Sovereign” presented by the NorthEast Two-Spirit Society

January 2009: Honored at the Spirit Awards Dinner organized by the American Indian Community House

March 2009: Panelist “Mobilizing for Survival” hosted by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York

March 2009: Lecture “UN Permanent Forum Haudenosaunee Roundtable” at Cornell University

October 2009: Participated in Panel Discussion on Violence Against Women hosted by the University of Connecticut at Avery Point

October 2009: Visited Ottawa, Canada as the North American Regional Representative to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

November 2009: Participated in “Indigenous People’s Rights: Promotion and Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”

December 2009: Attended “Indigenous Assembly: Parliament of the World’s Religions” in Melbourne, Australia

February 2010: Introduction and Q&A for “For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska”

March 2010: Attended Canadian Human Rights Tribunal on First Nations Child Welfare

April 2010: Special Honoree at “Surviving Three Generations of Removal” at the American Indian Community House in New York City

April 2010: Panelist for James Cameron’s “Real Life ‘Pandoras’ on Earth: Indigenous Peoples Urgent Struggles for Survival

June 2010: Participated in “2010 National Sacred Places Prayer Days” for Protect Native American Sacred Places

November 2010: Film Screening and Panel Discussion of “Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations”

November 2010: Speaker, “Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples” at the Centuries of Change: State of the Native Nations Symposium

December 2010: Attended the Security Council Closing Reception at the United States Mission to the United Nations

January 6-8, 2011: Barbareno Chumash Meeting

March 19-20, 2011: North American Indigenous Peoples Caucus, Blue Lake, California

March 13-14, 2011: Regional Hearing on the Impact of the Doctrine of Discovery presented by the National Human Rights Commission of the Peoples of the United States , Phoenix, Arizona

May 2011: Side-Event, Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, “The Doctrine of Discovery: Preparing for 2012″