Thursday, October 13, 2022
Mobilizing the Global Community on Climate Change:
An Indigenous Leadership Perspective
Fawn R. Sharp
President, National Congress of American Indians
Indigenous Peoples have long embraced a special responsibility to care for all living beings and steward their lands consistent with cultural, spiritual, and economic traditions. Fawn Sharp will share her perspectives on the relationship between human rights and climate justice, as well as advocacy under the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, comparative experiences among Indigenous Peoples around the world, and local needs of tribal leaders and communities in the United States.