Please join Backbone Campaign and other Vashon Island organizations in welcoming internationally renowned activist, environmentalist, and farmer Winona LaDuke to Vashon. Enjoy a festive evening with live music and an uplifting talk by Winona and local indigenous leaders as we gather to raise money for her organization, Honor the Earth.
Main event starts at 7 pm; doors open at 6:30. Tickets are $25/person ($15/students/seniors)
A special reception with Winona is at 6-7. Tickets are $150/person.
Winona LaDuke is an internationally-acclaimed authority on indigenous environmental justice issues, which she balances by leading on-the-ground initiatives that support restorative economies, land rights, renewable energy and local food systems. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch, Winona has lived and worked on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota for decades, and was a two time vice presidential candidate with Ralph Nader for the Green Party. Today, she is growing Winona's Hemp and Heritage Farm into a viable, post-petroleum, agricultural enterprise.
Honor the Earth, started by Winona in 1993 to support indigenous environmental justice, is currently fighting the construction of a Tar Sands oil pipeline routed through the land and waters of northern Minnesota, including the White Earth Reservation and the headwaters of the Mississippi River.
We are incredibly honored to have Winona join us. Multiple organizations on Vashon are working hand in hand to make this special event possible, all in support of Honor the Earth. Please join us for the camaraderie and festivities!
Event organizers from Vashon include:
Open Space for Arts and Community
Vashon Heritage Museum
Vashon and Maury Island Land Trust
Vashon Nature Center
Event volunteers are needed! Contact Amy if you can help out with set up, serving, clean up, door, and more.
- March 10, 2018 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm
- O Space
- 6 people are going