Tara Houska, a citizen of Couchiching First Nation, will discuss environmental justice around pipelines and resistance.Tara is a citizen of Couchiching First Nation and a tribal attorney based in Washington, D.C. She was born and raised in International Falls, Minnesota, and was a triple major at the University of Minnesota, where she also earned her law degree. Since completing her studies, she has exclusively advocated on behalf of tribal nations at the local and federal levels.

Her work has incorporated traditional knowledge and values, as Tara is a long-time student of Midewiwin. Her environmental justice efforts have ranged from grassroots organizing and media work to clerking for the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

For more information contact colleyb@sou.edu

Where: Stevenson Union Arena

When: April 20, 5 - 7 pm

Learn more about this SOU Campus Event here.

by Brook Colley - Assistant Professor Native American Studies
April 13th, 2017