Dina Gilio-Whitaker is a lecturer of American Indian Studies at California State University–San Marcos and an independent educator and consultant on indigenous environmental justice policy. She is the author of As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice From Colonization to Standing Rock.
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