Winona LaDuke Speaks on Biocultural Diversity, Language and Environmental Endangerment By Jacob Wheeler | March 29, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Environment Subscribe to Environment Watch live streaming video from theuptake2 at livestream.com Native American activist, environmentalist and writer Winona LaDuke spoke today at the University of Minnesota’s Institute for Advanced Study about biocultural diversity, language, and environmental endangerment. Joining her for a panel discussion were writer. K. David Harrison, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Linguistics at Swarthmore University and author of The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World’s Most Endangered Languages and linguist, anthropologist and ethnobiologist Luisa Maffi who is cofounder and director of Terralingua. Learn more about the program here. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.