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2016 Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples Symposium

Keynote speaker Maxine Burkett

Keynote speaker Maxine Burkett

Save-the-Date! The University of Oregon will host the 4th Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples Symposium on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Many Nations Longhouse. Keynote speakers are Maxine Burkett, from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa and Elizabeth Kronk from the University of Kansas. This event will examine the intersection of tribal sovereignty and rights in the face of climate-induced impacts on indigenous peoples and homelands. To learn more about our speakers, visit: http://ccip.uoregon.edu/.

Keynote speaker Elizabeth Kronk

Keynote speaker Elizabeth Kronk

 

 

This event is co-sponsored by the UO Robert D. Clark Honors College, the UO Environmental Studies Program, the UO Climate Change Research Group, the UO Native American Student Union, the Office of the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, the Knight Chair of Social Science and the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station. This event is also part of the Pacific Northwest Tribal Climate Change Project.

 

For More Information, contact:

Kathy Lynn, UO Environmental Studies at 541-346-5777, or by email at kathy@uoregon.edu

Mark Carey, UO Clark Honors College, at 541-346-8077, or by email at carey@uoregon.edu