Water in the Philippines: Colonialism, Imperialism, and People's Resistance to Development Aggression

April 20, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Zoom webinar

Smith College guest lecturer Leo XL Y Fuentes Jr, will be speaking on behalf of indigenous communities in the Philippines on the water history of the Philippines from the pre-colonial era, through imperialism, and to modern day neo-colonial policies that grant water rights to corporations. Fuentes will use case studies that bring together conversations surrounding indigenous struggle for water rights, people's displacement, poverty, hydraulic development projects, mono-cropping, food sovereignty, and climate change. 

Zoom Room Meeting ID: 917-1783-6438
Password: 953021

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