UN75: Indigenous Voices / Listening for Tomorrow

This UN75 Moderated Dialogue brings together cultural leaders working with First Nation communities in the United States and Canada to explore indigenous cultural knowledge and experience. Following the unprecedented impact of COVID-19, the discussion is set against the dual crisis of a global pandemic and a environmental emergency, discussing indigenous values, wisdom and culture as vital drivers for the activation and implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Release Date

June 2020

Project Artists

Locations

UNITED NATIONS
NEW YORK

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TFIU AARON
TFIU NATHALIE
TFIU LARISSA
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Shamina de Gonzaga (Moderator),
Executive Director & Main Representative to the UN, World Council of Peoples for the United Nations (WCPUN)

Joseph Kunkel,
(Northern Cheyenne Nation) Director, Sustainable Native Communities Design Lab

Aaron Leggett,
(Dena'ina Athbascan) Curator of Alaskan History & Culture at Anchorage Museum and President/First Chief of Native Village Eklutna

Nathalie Bondil,
Director General and Chief Curator at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Larissa FastHorse,
(Sicangu Lakota) Writer, Playwright, Director and Choreographer. Recipient of the PEN/USA Literary Award for Drama

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