- Annual Interfaith Lecture & Gathering - Indigenous Voices in the Interfaith Conversation
Annual Interfaith Lecture & Gathering - Indigenous Voices in the Interfaith Conversation
|Venue:||Coral Gables Congregational Church, Interior Courtyard|
Ruth K. & Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series
Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs
Annual Interfaith Lecture and Gathering
Indigenous Voices in the Interfaith Conversation
Presentation by Bobby C. Billie, Original Miccosukee Simanolee Nation
Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 8:30 AM Breakfast/9 AM Presentation
Coral Gables Congregational Church, Interior Courtyard
3010 De Soto Boulevard, Coral Gables (opposite the Biltmore Hotel)
More information here.
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and Coral Gables Congregational Church–United Church of Christ for a special celebration of Earth Day, featuring an interfaith conversation from a Native American perspective.
Bobby Cypress Billie is an Aboriginal Elder and Spiritual Leader of the Original Miccosukee Simanolee Nation of Florida. He is from the Panther Clan (his mother’s clan) and his father is of the Wind Clan. He was educated by his Elders in the traditional culture of his people. Mr. Billie is an educator and an environmental and Aboriginal rights advocate. He has assisted individuals and groups across the state of Florida and beyond in their environmental struggles and continually educates people on the importance of biodiversity and the need to care for natural systems. He is an ardent spokesperson for the rights of Aboriginal Peoples and environmental justice, and has led litigation efforts to protect water, wetlands, Aboriginal burial grounds and sacred sites throughout Florida.
Please join us for a Kosher-style breakfast at 8:30 AM, prior to the presentation.
This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, please click here. For more information, please call 305-348-7266.