Honors College Discovery Series: UNM Leaf Lecture: Land Witness Project and Beata Tsosie-Peña, February 10th
February 12, 2021
Nancy Weeks Singham a member of the Land Witness Project and Beata Tsosie-Peña from Tewa Women United discuss their climate justice work. The Land Witness Project highlights stories about the impact of climate change on New Mexicans lives and livelihoods. Beata Tsosie-Peña discusses the work she does as an Environmental Health and Justice Program Coordinator at Tewa Women United, a multicultural and multiracial organization based in Española led by Native women. Beata work to heal and restore the land. This work in turn helps restore her people from the cumulative traumas of centuries of racism, colonialism, poor health care, chronic exposure to environmental contaminants, and climate change.
Here's the link to this Discovery Series video: