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Salmonid Restoration Conference 2022
Indigenous Engineer Joins UN Water Conference | VOANews

Indigenous Engineer Joins UN Water Conference | VOANews

As part of World Water Day, March 22, the United Nations is holding its first conference devoted to water issues since 1977. For VOA, Matt Dibble introduces us to a Native American engineering student who will share at that conference her tribe’s successful campaign to remove harmful dams in the Western United States. Originally published at - » Subscribe to VOA News: » Watch more VOA News video: Voice of America (VOA) is the largest U.S. international broadcaster, providing news and information in more than 40 languages to an estimated weekly audience of 236.8 million people. VOA produces content for digital, television, and radio platforms. It is easily accessed via your mobile phone and on social media. It is also distributed by satellite, cable, FM and MW, and is carried on a network of approximately 3,000 affiliate stations. Since its creation in 1942, Voice of America has been committed to providing comprehensive coverage of the news and telling audiences the truth. Through World War II, the Cold War, the fight against global terrorism, and the struggle for freedom around the globe today, VOA exemplifies the principles of a free press. Connect with VOA News: » VISIT OUR WEBSITE: » LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: » FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: » FOLLOW US ON TWITTER:
Closing Plenary with Jennifer Jewell and José Gonzalez | CNPS 2022 Conference

Closing Plenary with Jennifer Jewell and José Gonzalez | CNPS 2022 Conference

The conference comes to a close with a closing address and presentations from keynote speakers Jennifer Jewell and José G. González. 00:00 Closing Remarks by Dr. Jun Bando (CNPS) 01:33 Jennifer Jewell with panelists Cris Sarabia, Andrea Williams, Pat Reynolds, and Brook Thompson Jennifer Jewell is the host of the national award-winning weekly public radio program and podcast Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden. She is the author of The Earth in Her Hands, 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants (Timber Press in 2020), and Under Western Skies, Visionary Gardens from the Rockies to the Pacific Coast (Timber Press, May 2021). In late 2023, her third book focusing on the importance of seed in our personal/cultural, garden, environmental, and economic lives will be published by Timber Press. Jewell’s greatest passion is elevating the way we think and talk about gardening, the empowerment of gardeners, and the possibility inherent in the intersection between places, environments, cultures, individuals and the gardens that bring them together beautifully – for the better of all the lives on this generous planet. 1:10:58 José Gonzalez José G. González is the Founder and Director Emeritus of Latino Outdoors. He is a professional educator with training in the fields of education and conservation while engaging in different artistic endeavors with art and messaging—often exploring the intersection of the environment and culture. As a Partner in the Avarna Group and through his own consulting, his work focuses on Equity & Inclusion frameworks and practices in the environmental, outdoor, and conservation fields. He is also an illustrator and science communicator. CNPS 2022 Conference ROOTING TOGETHER: Restoring Connections to Plants, Place & People October 20-22, 2022 | San Jose, CA _California Native Plant Society is a 501c3 non-profit that brings together science, education, conservation, and gardening to power the native plant movement._
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Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Mascots, Monuments, and Memorialization | Youth in Action

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Mascots, Monuments, and Memorialization | Youth in Action

How do our memories of the past inform and influence the current racial and social landscape? As part of the museum's online series Youth in Action: Conversations about Our Future, hear from young Native activists who are propelling this conversation and addressing the tension between history, memory, and the current movements happening across America. Panelists include Brook Thompson (Yurok and Karuk), Dylan Baca (White Mountain Apache), Lina Krueck (Oglala Lakota), Julian Brave NoiseCat (Canim Lake Band Tsq'escen and Lil'Wat Nation), and Alberto Correa III (Taíno). This program also features an introduction by Kevin Gover (Pawnee), director of the National Museum of the American Indian (from 2007-2021), and a musical performance by hip-hop artist Frank Waln (Sicangu Lakota). Youth in Action: Conversations about Our Future is an online series hosted by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian. These moderated panel discussions serve as a national platform to amplify the efforts of Native changemakers from across the Western Hemisphere who are engaged in civic and social justice work for Indigenous peoples. This webinar originally aired on October 12, 2020. 📅 VIEW THE UPCOMING YOUTH IN ACTION PROGRAM SCHEDULE: The National Museum of the American Indian’s distance learning programs explore the rich, complex, and dynamic histories and cultures of Indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere . Visit our website ( to learn more. 🧰 RESOURCES Learn more about land acknowledgements: Unlearning Columbus Day Myths: Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Native American Cultures and Clothing: Native American is Not a Costume: Explore the Americans Exhibition: Symposium: Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports: Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports Symposium: Mascots, Myths, Monuments, and Memory: Mascots, Myths, Monuments, and Memory Learn more about the NMAI’s education initiative to transform the teaching and learning about Native Americans: Explore ways to enjoy the National Museum of the American Indian from home:
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