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Monday, June 5, 2017

AID Special Talk: Invitation to a talk on Tribal Activism by Dayamani Barla

Land, Development and Justice for Tribal Communities in India
by Dayamani Barla, Tribal Activist
Date:   Wednesday, June 7th
Time:   6:30-8:00 pm
Place:  321, Mechanical Engineering, 111 Church Street SE, MN 55455

Free and open to the public.  Please see more information attached below.

About the talk:
Join us to listen to Dayamanidi's experiences fighting injustice to tribal groups in India due to industrialization. Learn more about the status of tribals and farmers in Jharkhand, a state in India that is rich both in culture and minerals.

About the speaker:
Dayamani Barla is a renowned tribal rights activist, who has spent decades fighting against extractive corporations and advocating for tribal rights over land at both the state and central government. She's been a key part of recent movements around land, agriculture and development and is passionate about building connections and solidarity among marginalized groups.

Association for India's Development, Minnesota chapter. AID is a voluntary 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. AID supports and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres such as education, health, women's empowerment and many more in collaboration with grass root organizations in India.
The event is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC).

The Mechanical Engineering building is just blocks from the Green Line's East Bank Station and the Washington Avenue parking ramp and Church Street Garage.

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