What: “Scintillating Sovereignties:  Some Climate Concerns from Love the Everglades Movement”

When: August 8, 2019 - 6:30–8:00 PM

Where: Working Food Community Center, 219 NW 10th Avenue, Gainesville, FL


There is only ONE Everglades in the world and it is dying. Climate change presents yet another threat to this unique socio-ecological system. Join Reverend Houston R. Cypress from the Otter Clan of the Miccosukee Tribe to discuss opportunities for addressing these complex and urgent issues while respecting our diverse spiritual and imaginative traditions.


About the Speaker



Houston R. Cypress is a two-spirit poet, artist, and environmentalist who creates portals between worlds. He combines art, conflict management, multimedia communications, gender diversity, and spirituality to fuel his work within the Love the Everglades Movement. The Movement fosters community participation and collaborative global action to protect and revitalize the sacred lands of the Everglades.


This event is free and open to the public. No advance registration is required.


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Wendy-Lin Bartels
Research Assistant Scientist

School of Forest Resources and Conservation 
University of Florida

Florida Natural Resources Leadership Institute

Office Location: McCartyB G113
Phone: 352-846-1511
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P.O. Box 110410, Gainesville, FL 32611-0410


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