Julian Aguon

Julian Aguon is an Indigenous human rights lawyer and writer from Guam. A prolific essayist, he is the author of No Country for Eight-Spot Butterflies (2022), which Junot Díaz calls “a breathtaking book . . . alive with passion, wisdom, and heart.” Aguon is the founder of Blue Ocean Law, a progressive firm that works at the intersection of Indigenous rights and environmental justice, and he serves on the Global Advisory Council of Progressive International.

Public Lecture

Gathering Flowers by the Road: An Indigenous Pursuit of Climate Justice

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Art Auditorium
UH Mānoa Campus

Event Sponsors: Hawaiʻi Book and Music Festival, Halekulani Hotel, Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, The Nature Conservancy Hawaiʻi and Palmyra, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, William S. Richardson School of Law

Watch the full program:

Law, Indigeneity, and Climate Justice

Studio Interview

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