“Scintillating Sovereignties” (Aug. 8): Some Climate Concerns from Love the Everglades Movement

Published: July 29th, 2019

Category: News

Reverend Houston R. Cypress of the Miccosukee Tribe wants to protect and revitalize the sacred lands of the Everglades.


August 8, 2019

Working Food Community Center

219 NW 10th Avenue, Gainesville, FL

6:30–8:00 PM

 

There is only ONE Everglades in the world and it is dying. Climate change presents yet another threat to this unique socio-ecological system. Join Reverend Houston R. Cypress from the Otter Clan of the Miccosukee Tribe to discuss opportunities for addressing these complex and urgent issues while respecting our diverse spiritual and imaginative traditions.

About the Speaker

Houston R. Cypress is a two-spirit poet, artist, and environmentalist who creates portals between worlds. He combines art, conflict management, multimedia communications, gender diversity, and spirituality to fuel his work within the Love the Everglades Movement. The Movement fosters community participation and collaborative global action to protect and revitalize the sacred lands of the Everglades.

This event is free and open to the public. No advance registration is required.


“Scintillating Sovereignties” is sponsored by the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Committee (Alachua County Chapter), Imagining Climate Change, and the Florida Natural Resources Leadership Institute. For more information, contact Wendy-Lin Bartels at 352-222-2672.

 

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