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Contact to inquire about availability for keynote presentations for universities, cultural institutions; Panel participant, or moderator... 

Sample Presentation Topics

  • Human Rights, Racial Justice, ​ and Indigenous Peoples

  • Taíno Indigenous Language // Culture // History // Identity Politics

Sample Presentation Topics

  • Indigenous Medicinal Plant Usage in the Caribbean and the Americas

  • Information and Communications Technology and Indigenous Peoples

Sample Presentation Topics

  • Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change // Sustainable Development 

  • Indigenous Sacred Sites Issues

Public Speaking: List

Selected Lectures, Conferences, Convenings, International Meetings

February 2022

International Indian Treaty Council’s 47th International Conference, Guatemala

3-11 September 2021

Congress to set priorities and drive conservation and sustainable development action. The event has three main components: The Members’ Assembly; the Forum; and the Exhibition.


SUNY - Empire State College, New York

Creative Expressions:The intersection of #BLM and #NativeLivesMatter movements, panelist

April 22, 2020

#COVID19 & Climate Change as Public Health Crises: How the values of religious & #indigenous peoples can guide us in balancing our relationship with the earth, Panelist

January 2020

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Indigenous Perspectives: A Discussion on the Intersections of human rights, the environment, and our responsibilities to the future generations, Panelist

October 2019

Drawdown Learn, Omega Institute for Sustainable Living, NY

October 2019

The Gathering for Justice, New York

August 2018

The 67th UN DPI / NGO Conference, UN Headquarters, NYC


Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), United Nations, NY

Women as Roots of Change – DPI/NGO CSW Briefings: Panelist


UNFCCC, Marrakech, Morocco

UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP22): Delegate, Indigenous Peoples Caucus on behalf of the International Indian Treaty Council


SDG Media Zone, UN Headquarters, NY

Indigenous Peoples and the SDGs: Panelist


Prep for World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, Alta, Norway

Preparatory Meeting, World Conference on Indigenous Peoples: Delegate, Latin American and the Caribbean, Panelist, Cultural Presenter


Green Fest, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey

Indigenous Peoples and Water: Keynote Address


Eastern and Indigenous Perspectives Conference, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Indigenous Peoples and Conflict Resolution: Keynote Address


Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington D.C.

Taino Legacy Workshop: Advisory Group


Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington D.C.

Beyond Extinction: Consciousness of Taíno and Caribbean Indigeneity, Respondent


Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY

African and Indigenous Connections in the Caribbean: Keynote address


Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

Native American Heritage Month Celebration: Keynote Address 


United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Delegate


United Nations Department of Public Information, and the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, NY

UN DPI/NGO Briefing: Climate Change and its Impact on Indigenous Peoples: Panelist


Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program at Long Island University, NY

The Universal Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples - A Discussion: Panelist


UNICEF, Georgetown, Guyana

Meeting on the Rights of Indigenous and Maroon Children in the Caribbean: Delegate


NGO Committee on Human Rights, United Nations, NY

Human Rights and Poverty - Voices from Affected Groups: Panelist


71 Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archeology (SAA), San Juan, Puerto Rico

Current Issues in the Practice of Archeology in Puerto Rico: Panelist


World Summit on the Information Society, Tunis, Tunisia

Indigenous Peoples and the Information Society: Report on Central, South America, and the Caribbean: Delegate

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