American Indian Law Alliance

Meeting with UN Secretary-General

In 2016 American Indian Law Alliance (AILA) and members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy met with then Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon. During the meeting they discussed the efforts to restore Onondaga Lake in particular and Mother Earth in General. In this photo, left to right, Kenneth Deer (Mohawk Nation), Ms. Daniela Bas, Director, Division for Social Policy and Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Tadodaho Sid Hill, then  Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Kimoon, Faithkeeper Oren Lyons (Onondaga Nation), Chief Howard Thompson (Mohawk Nation), and Betty Lyons (Onondaga Nation). For more on this exciting meeting see the write up done by onondaganation.org .