June lorenzo

October, 2018

June L. Lorenzo, Laguna Pueblo/Navajo (Dine), J.D. and PhD, lives and works in her home community of Laguna Pueblo. She works with community organizations and Indigenous NGOs to address uranium mining legacy issues and resistance to new mining, sacred landscape protection, and recently on issues of repatriation of cultural patrimony.  She advocates in tribal and domestic courts, as well as before legislative and international human rights bodies.  She also participated in negotiations for both the UNDRIP and the American DRIP. She holds a PhD in Justice Studies from Arizona State University and a Juris Doctor from Cornell University.