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Public Speaking

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

 

Selected Lectures, Conferences, Convenings, International Meetings

2020

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

March 2018

Union Theological Seminary, Center for Earth Ethics, NYC

2017

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

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

2016

UNFCCC, Marrakech, Morocco

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

2016

SDG Media Zone, UN Headquarters, NY

Indigenous Peoples and the SDGs: Panelist

2013

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

2012

Green Fest, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey

Indigenous Peoples and Water: Keynote Address

2011

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

Indigenous Peoples and Conflict Resolution: Keynote Address

2011

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

Taino Legacy Workshop: Advisory Group

2011

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

Beyond Extinction: Consciousness of Taíno and Caribbean Indigeneity, Respondent

2010

Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY

African and Indigenous Connections in the Caribbean: Keynote address

2009

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

Native American Heritage Month Celebration: Keynote Address 

2008 

United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Delegate

2008

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

2007

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

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

2007

UNICEF, Georgetown, Guyana

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

2006

NGO Committee on Human Rights, United Nations, NY

Human Rights and Poverty - Voices from Affected Groups: Panelist

2006

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

2005

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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Roberto Borrero interviews Georgina Lightning

Georgina Lightning is a First Nations actor and director from Canada