Plantagon International Association Board
Oren R. LyonsCo-Founder, Boardmember and Honorary Chairman
Professor Oren R. Lyons, Faithkeeper, Onondaga Nation, New York State. Member of the Onondaga Nation Council of Chiefs of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy. Oren R. Lyons is recognized not only in the United States and Canada but internationally as an eloquent and respected spokesperson on behalf of Native peoples and has received numerous honors and awards. He is a sought-after international lecturer and participant in forums, focusing not only on American Indian traditions, but Indian law and history, human rights, environment and interfaith dialogue. Prof. Lyons is the author of numerous books including Exiled in the Land of the Free; Democracy, Indian Nations, and the U.S. Constitution; as well as Voice of Indigenous Peoples (1992), and Native People Address the United Nations (1994). Oren R. Lyons served as the Chairman of Plantagon International AB from January 2008 until May 2016. He is now Honorary Chairman of the Plantagon International Association Board of Directors.