Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the Great Lakes: Inspiring the Next Generation’s Environmental Sustainability Leaders

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Date: January 29, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Virtual - Zoom
Category: Seminar

Transformative Change in Environmental Sustainability is a collaborative, student-led seminar series hosted by T-RUST (Transformative Research in Urban Sustainability Training) at WSU and GLIER (Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research) at the University of Windsor. Seminars are biweekly during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Please join us Friday January 29 @ 10am for a Traditional Ecological Knowledge panel discussion with 4 indigenous leaders in ecology and the Great Lakes region. The panel, titled Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the Great Lakes: Inspiring the Next Generation’s Environmental Sustainability Leaders, will be a forum for open discussion on topics surrounding place-based knowledge through generations with connection to climate change (invasive species, partnerships, language). Our panelists include:

Clint Jacobs (Walpole Island/Bkejwanong)

Dr. Valoree Gagnon (Great Lakes Research Center, Michigan Technological University)

Dr. Myrle Ballard (Univ of Manitoba)

Dilber Yunus (International Institute for Sustainable Development - Experimental Lakes Area)

Please RSVP to this event and the Zoom link will be sent to the email used for registration one day before the seminar.

Contact

Megan Wallen
3139931323
mwallen@wayne.edu

Cost

Free
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