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2021 Justice for Women Lecture: The Impact of Climate Change on Indigenous Women Around the World

April 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Thursday, April 15th 12-1:30 pm

Price: free

Registration: required at

Description: The University of Maine School of Law’s 2021 Justice for Women Lecture will present an amazing lineup of activists from around the world for an engaging discussion on the impact of climate change on indigenous women. The event will kick off with a special message from Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and a reading by Joan Naviyuk Kane, Inupiaq writer, Harvard, Scripps & Tufts faculty. The panel discussion will be moderated by Joaqlin Estus, national correspondent for the Alaska bureau of Indian Country Today. Featured panelists include:

  • Galina Angarova – Executive Director at Cultural Survival
  • Sherri Mitchell – Lawyer, Author, and Indigenous Rights Activist
  • Sara Olsvig – Ph.D. fellow and former MP of Greenland
  • Quannah ChasingHorse – Land Protector and Climate Activist

Learn more about this year’s lecture and panelists here:

The Justice For Women Lecture Series was established in 2011 with the support and leadership of Catherine Lee of Lee International and continues thanks to the generous support of the Maine Law community. If you would like to make a gift to support the lecture series, visit:


April 15, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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