Dean Robbins to participate in Sacred Wisdom, Sacred Earth virtual event

Loka University of Wisconsin–MadisonNelson Institute Dean Paul Robbins has been invited to give a special welcome at the free virtual event, Sacred Wisdom, Sacred Earth, August 9-11, 2021. Led by the Loka Initiative and the International Mayan League, this convening will center on Indigenous wisdom and leadership with a special focus on sustenance including five panels on water, food, medicine, sovereignty and spirit. The event will feature a range of speakers including:

  • Gary Besaw, Director of Agriculture for the Menominee Indian Tribe and Loka Advisor
  • Aaron Bird Bear, Director of Tribal Relations, UW-M
  • Mariaelena Huambachano, Syracuse University – American Indian Studies
  • Kyle Whyte, University of Michigan – Environment and Sustainability
  • Janice Rice, Ho-Chunk Elder and Loka Advisor

Register today at