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April 21-April 23, 2014Student Sustainability Leadership Earth Day Events

IAIA’s Student Sustainability Leadership (SSL) program, an internship that allows students to collaboratively build knowledge and skills to make the institution more environmentally responsible, is celebrating Earth Day with with three days of activities. This year’s theme is Watershed – the Art of Indigenous Solutions.

Monday, April 21

Noon – 5 p.m.
Mural workshop
Join the SSL for a mural workshop in the Haozous Garden in the back of the LTC.

6:30 p.m.
Poetry Reading in the IAIA Auditorium.

7 p.m.
Movie Screening
Join the SSL for Ponyo, a film directed by Hayao Miyazaki, in the IAIA Auditorium. Popcorn will be provided.

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Tuesday, April 22

Noon – 5 p.m.
Mural workshop
Join the SSL for a mural workshop in the Haozous Garden in the back of the LTC.

5 – 6 p.m.
Dinner
Bon Appetit will serve dinner in IAIA Auditorium lobby.

6:30 – 8 p.m.
Discussion: Watershed – the Art of Indigenous Water Solutions
Join the SSL in welcoming keynote speaker Dr. Gregory Cajete (Santa Clara Pueblo), University of New Mexico’s chair of Native American Studies. Dr. Cajete will speak on an intergenerational panel with IAIA Indigenous Liberal Studies Core Faculty Porter Swentzell.

Wednesday, April 23

Noon – 5 p.m.
Mural workshop
Join the SSL for a mural workshop in the Haozous Garden in the back of the LTC.

5 – 6:30 p.m.
Potluck
Join the SSL for a potluck dinner in IAIA Auditorium lobby.

6:30 p.m.
Poetry Reading in the IAIA Auditorium.

7 p.m.
Movie Screening
Join the SSL for Beasts of the Southern Wild, directed by Benh Zeitlin, in the IAIA Auditorium.

 

For more information about any of the events, contact Russell Frye at rfrye@iaia.edu.