Cynthia Ellis Honored

RDLN graduate Cynthia Ellis (Group III) was invited to make a presentation in April to graduate students at a "Lunch & Learn" session at Tulane University. After her presentation, she was presented with an award from the Board of Directors of The Organization Exploring Solutions Past: The Maya Forest Alliance naming her as "LEGATOR OF INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE" signed and affirmed by Dr. Anabel Ford, who is Director of the MesoAmerican Research Center at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Ellis Honored

Cynthia also spoke on a panel at the annual convention of American Archeologists that was also meeting in New Orleans.

In addition, she spoke on a panel on May 15, sponsored by Women of Color Environmentalists at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Women of Color Environmentalists Panel


Thanks to Alex Colon-Olaniya, Cynthia’s colleague in the Garifuna land claims effort, for keeping us informed of her activities.