Lecture by Ada E. Deer: "A Path to Social Justice" | Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago | Lectures | Chicago Reader
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Lecture by Ada E. Deer: "A Path to Social Justice" 

When: Wed., Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. 2010
Phone: 847-475-1030
Price: $20 for adults and $15 for students, teachers, tribal members, and Mitchell Museum members
Menominee elder Ada E. Deer, nationally recognized social worker, community organizer, activist, and political leader, will deliver the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian’s first annual Dr. Carlos Montezuma Honorary Lecture. Her talk is titled "A Path to Social Justice." Among her many accomplishments, Deer helped lead the successful fight to restore federal recognition to Wisconsin’s Menominee Indian tribe, securing the tribe’s sovereignty, land, and natural resources. Because of her work, Deer became the first woman to chair the Menominee Tribe in Wisconsin.

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