Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Condor & the Eagle Film (4/17-4/19) Panel 4/[email protected]:40

April 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

Condor and Eagle and Panel

Condor and Eagle and Panel

Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Join the John Jay College Environmental Justice Program, International Criminal Justice MA Program, Sustainability Council and Environmental Club for a screening of The Condor and the Eagle (streaming anytime April 17-19).

Panel Discussion:  How the Sustainability Movement can Promote Harmony with Nature, over Zoom on Monday, April 19 at 1:40 pm ET.  The Panel Discussion will focus on:

  • The “Rights of Nature.”
  • The movement to incorporate Rights of Nature into the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
  • How Colleges and other organizations can recognize the Rights of Nature and the related Earth Charter concept that all beings are interdependent and every form of life has value regardless of its worth to human beings.
  • How college can partner with Indigenous Nature Defenders to advance sustainability.


Lindsey Kayman, Moderator, is the Director of Environmental Health and Safety at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Chair of the College’s Sustainability Council. She recently conducted a sustainability assessment at John Jay College using the AASHE STARS assessment tool. This gave her many ideas how to use the tool to promote preservation of nature and support for indigenous communities. Lindsey is also President of the Environmental Education Fund, a 501c3 non-profit that helps colleges and other organizations hold environmental film festivals and creative environmental literacy events.

Casey Camp-Horinek, a tribal Councilwoman of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma and Hereditary Drumkeeper of its Womens’ Scalp Dance Society. She is also an Emmy award winning actress, author, and an internationally renowned, longtime Native and Human Rights and Environmental Justice activist. Casey led efforts for the Ponca tribe to adopt a Rights of Nature Statute and pass a moratorium on fracking on its territory, and has traveled and spoken around the world.

Erica Cowper is an undergraduate at Drew University majoring in Biology. She is a Board Member of the Drew Environmental Action League (DEAL) and is working on creative ideas to promote preservation of nature and support for indigenous nature defenders at the college. Erica is the Co-Chair of Youth Outreach for the North Jersey Sierra Group and also an intern at Environmental Education Fund.

Craig Kauffman is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Environmental Studies at the University of Oregon and is a member of the United Nations group, Harmony with Nature, which seeks to incorporate the Rights of Nature into the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Vincent Mann, Chief, Turtle Clan of the Ramapough Lenape Nation, which encompasses Passaic and Sussex Counties in New Jersey, as well as Warwick and surrounding areas in New York. Since 2008, Chief Mann has tirelessly worked to help his community survive and fight back in light of the Ford Motor Company’s toxic dumping on the Ringwood Mines superfund site. He is also currently co-creating the United Lunaapeewak to restore Lunaape culture and provide educational opportunities across the region. Chief Mann is a Trustee of the Highlands Coalition and a former member of the Ringwood Mines superfund site’s Citizen Advisory Group (CAG). He recently co-founded the Munsee Three Sisters Medicinal Farm with Michaeline Picarro to create local jobs but more importantly to bring back food sovereignty to his Clan. He works with many universities on projects related to his people, including the NYU and Ramapo College Environmental Science programs, the Price Institute at Rutgers Newark, and Design program at Rutgers New Brunswick. The Russ Berry Foundations awarded Chief Mann their highest honor for being an Unsung Hero for his efforts, even though he maintains that the true Unsung Heros are the citizens of the Turtle Clan. Chief Mann regularly lectures on environmental justice and the importance of indigenous knowledge. Chief Mann gives land acknowledgments across New Jersey and New York in honor of his ancestors and offers up prayers for humanity and for our natural world.

Donations:  The film screening is free to John Jay College employees and students and free (donation appreciated) for others to benefit:

  • The Turtle Clan of the Ramapough-Lenape Nation, who are seeking assistance in creating a sustenance farm, which will also encompass education about tribal ancestor practices.  (More info).
  • The film’s “No More Sacrificed Communities” Impact Campaign.

Register to access the film at:   https://event.webinarjam.com/register/188/k6yx6hq8

More information about the Event:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/148064867003

Zoom Link for the Panel Discussion on Monday April 19 at: 1:40 pm  https://jjay-cuny.zoom.us/j/867414460https://event.webinarjam.com/register/188/k6yx6hq872?pwd=YnpLVkw1enFrckNUd2F6SUlUQmxrdz09



April 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am
April 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Event Categories:
, , , , ,


Lindsay Kaymen


John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 W. 59th Street
New York, NJ 10019 United States
+ Google Map
View Venue Website