Beyond Sovereignty: New Solutions for Self-Determination

Despite its widespread use in Indian country, the concept of sovereignty is often misunderstood. In this provocative panel, Native American grassroots leaders explore the nature of inherent and tribal sovereignty for environmental protection, economic development and more.

Featuring: Michael Johnson (Arikara/Hidatsa/Ojibwe), Native American Rights Fund; Nicole Myers-Lim (Pomo), CIMCC Executive Director; Carletta Tilousi (Havasupai), Activist and Tribal Council Member; and, Cara Romero (Chemehuevi), Bioneers Indigeneity Program Director.

This presentation took place in the Indigeneity Forum at the 2018 National Bioneers Conference.

Indigeneity is a Native-led Program within Bioneers/Collective Heritage Institute that promotes indigenous knowledge and approaches to solve the earth’s most pressing environmental and social issues through respectful dialogue.

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