November 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Offered as part of the Vine Deloria Jr. Theological Symposium at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) features a keynote address by Dr. David Martinez (Akimel O’odham/Hia Ced O’odham/Mexican). (MORE INFO HERE)
Martinez will discuss Vine Deloria Jr.’s historical significance and ongoing relevance to today’s Native American sovereignty movements with particular attention to his work at the intersection of environmental justice, tribal sovereignty and tribal rights.
Martinez is associate professor of American Indian Studies at Arizona State University and the author of Life of the Indigenous Mind: Vine Deloria Jr and the Birth of the Red Power Movement (University of Nebraska Press, 2019). Martinez’s work focuses onAmerican Indian intellectual and political history, contemporary American Indian art and aesthetics, and O’odham culture and history.