Indigenous Communities and their Role in the Fight Against Climate Change

September 12, 2022 • 12:30 PM • Law School 4045

Join the Environmental Law Society as we host a panel event on the role of Indigenous communities in the fight against climate change and environmental destruction. Hear from Duke Professor, Dr. Ryan Emanuel, a member of the Lumbee Tribe who specializes in policy concerns related to environmental justice and tribal engagement. The panel will also feature Dr. Michelle Montgomery, a professor of American Indian Studies at University of Washington, intent on Indigenizing and decolonizing the climate justice narrative. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Duke Environmental Law Society. For more information, please contact Emma Shahabi at