The Malibu Library Speaker Series presents Winona LaDuke, author and rural development economist working on issues of economic, food, and energy sovereignty, Wednesday, November 20, 7:00 PM at City Hall.
LaDuke lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota and leads several organizations that focus on cultural-based sustainability through renewable energy and sustainable food systems, including Honor the Earth, Anishinaabe Agriculture Institute, Akiing, and Winona’s Hemp. These organizations develop and model cultural-based sustainable development strategies utilizing renewable energy and sustainable food systems.
An international thought leader in the areas of climate justice, renewable energy, and environmental justice, LaDuke works to protect indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering. She has authored six books, including Recovering the Sacred, All our Relations, Last Standing Woman, and her newest work, The Winona LaDuke Chronicles.
About the Series
Since 2013, the Malibu Library Speaker Series, a program of the Malibu Library, part of LA County Library, and the City of Malibu, has featured experts, authors, and other notable figures discussing a wide range of subjects, including the entertainment industry, literature, science, motivation, the arts, education, sports, travel, food and the environment. The events are free and open to the public.
Past notable speakers in the Library Speaker Series include climate change champion and author Bill McKibben; award-winning documentary filmmakers Rory Kennedy and Mark Bailey; bestselling author Susan Orlean; bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates; bestselling author Eric Schlosser and civil rights attorney Gloria Allred.
The event is free and open to all, but space is limited. RSVP online or call the Malibu Library at 310-456-6438. City Hall is located at 23825 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu, CA 90265.