Sioux Surveillance: The Drone Warriors and the #NoDAPL Movement

IBES Room 130, 85 Waterman Street

This panel will explore how the Drone Warriors' appropriation of military, turn commercial, technology provided a vital tool for the dissemination of Indigenous forms of aesthetic protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Myron Dewey, Founder, Digital Smoke Signals
  • Lisa Parks, Global Media Technologies and Cultures Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Jennifer Weston, Citizen, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and Immersion School Developer & Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Language Department Director, Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project

Free & open to the public. Light reception to follow.

A CSREA Faculty Grant Event organized by Adrienne Keene, Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies, and Gregory Hitch, Graduate Student in American Studies. Sponsored by the Institute at Brown for Environment & Society (IBES), the Department of American Studies, and Native Americans at Brown.

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