Dominican University’s Siena Center presents George “Tink” Tinker in a lecture titled “Cosmic Balance Versus Individual Salvation” on Thursday, February 25 at 6 p.m. The virtual lecture is free but registration is required.

In this lecture, Tinker will explore how the historical trauma, knowledge and survival of American Indian cultures and values may contribute to the sustainability of Earth. Tinker is a member of the Osage Nation and the author of American Indian Liberation: A Theology of Sovereignty. He is professor of American Indian cultures and religious traditions at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado and director of the Four Winds American Indian Survival Project. Tinker serves on the leadership council of the American Indian Movement of Colorado. He received his doctorate in Biblical Studies at the Graduate Theological Union.

About Dominican University

Founded in 1901, Dominican University is a comprehensive, coeducational Catholic institution offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees through the Rosary College of Arts and Sciences, the Borra College of Health Sciences, the Brennan School of Business and the College of Applied Social Sciences. The university also offers a doctoral degree in information studies. U.S. News & World Report ranks Dominican University #10 of all Midwest regional master’s level universities, the best value in the Chicago area and #1 in Illinois for ensuring the social mobility of its graduates.