Public Speaking

Roberto Mukaro Borrero Lecture on African and Indigenous Connections in the Caribbean

Roberto Mukaro Borrero Lecture on African and Indigenous Connections in the Caribbean

Presentations for grade schools, universities, and cultural institutions; panel participant; panel moderator

Sample presentation topics:

-Taino and Caribbean Indigenous Peoples:  History //  Culture

-Indigenous Medicinal Plant Usage in the Caribbean and the Americas

-Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations // Climate Change

-Indigenous Spiritual practices // Sacred Sites Issues in the Americas

-Caribbean Indigenous Languages

 

Selected Lectures, Conferences, International Meetings

  • Preparatory Meeting, World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, member of delegation, Latin American and the Caribbean, Alta Norway  (2013)
  • World Summit on the Information Society, presentation of report, UNESCO, Paris, France (2013)
  • Indigenous Peoples and Water, Key Note Address, Green Fest, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey (2012)
  • Indigenous Peoples and Conflict Resolution, Key Note Address, Eastern and Indigenous Perspectives Conference, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida (2011)
  • Taino Legacy Workshop, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington D.C.  (2011)
  • African and Indigenous Connections in the Caribbean, Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY (2010)
  • Native American Heritage Month Celebration, Key Note Address, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida (2009)
  • Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples , United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland (2008)
  • UN DPI/NGO Briefing: Climate Change and its Impact on Indigenous Peoples, sponsored by the United Nations Department of Public Information, and the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, NY (2008)
  • The Universal Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Discussion, sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program at Long Island University, NY  (2007)
  • Meeting on the Rights of Indigenous and Maroon Children in the Caribbean, sponsored by UNICEF, Georgetown, Guyana (2007)
  • Human Rights and Poverty: Voices from Affected Groups, sponsored by NGO Committee on Human Rights, United Nations, NY  (2006)
  • Current Issues in the Practice of Archeology in Puerto Rico, 71 Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archeology (SAA), San Juan, Puerto Rico (2006)
  • Indigenous Peoples and the Information Society: Report on Central, South America, and the Caribbean, World Summit on the Information Society, Tunis, Tunisia (2005)
Roberto Mukaro Borrero UN International Day of Indigenous People opening ceremony

Roberto Mukaro Borrero UN International Day of Indigenous People opening ceremony