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Public Talk / Nakaya Flotte - Sanctuaries In transit: Trans Queer Migration and Grassroots Humanitarian Care in the Migrant Routes from Central America to Mexico and the United States

February 1, 2023
6:00 pm

Nakaya Flotte has a Bachelor’s Degree in Cultural Anthropology and Mexican American and Latino Studies, as well as the Native American and Indigenous Certificate from the University of Texas at Austin. Her research and honor’s thesis on extractive resource extraction and Indigenous social movements in Mexico was nominated and selected as a Dean Distinguished Graduate for the College of Liberal Arts in 2012.

She has a Ph.D. in Sociocultural Anthropology from Harvard University. Nakaya’s ethnographic project consisted in over two years of field ethnographic research in the United States, Mexico, and Central America following the migratory journey and lives of hundreds of Central American in-transit refugees. Her research has been used in legal cases and as inspiration for many organizations and groups.

She now works as a cultural / environmental consultant.

Picture taken from Nakaya’s LinkedIn

Wolff Conference Room
6 E 16th Street