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International Symposium on Indigenous Communities and Climate Change Presented by The Humanities Council Fund for Canadian Studies, Program in Journalism and Princeton Environmental Institute


The Humanities Council Fund for Canadian Studies, Program in Journalism and Princeton Environmental Institute present

International Symposium on Indigenous Communities and Climate Change

The symposium addresses:

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  • Effects of climate change (global warming) on Indigenous communities in Canada, the U.S., and Russia

  • Indigenous reporting on climate change and environment-related conflicts and issues

  • Emergence of Indigenous media and social movements

  • Indigenous knowledge systems and frameworks for justice and sustainable development

  • Forced removal from land, intergenerational trauma, and legacies of the residential school systems

  • Territorial disputes, community well being, and food sovereignty

  • Impacts of the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Professor Simon Morrison is the Director of the Program in Canadian Studies


Thursday, December 6
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Candis Callison, Deborah McGregor, Tanya Talaga, and Kyle Whyte in conversation about Indigenous Communities and Climate Change at the Princeton Public Library

Friday, December 7
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A day of panels and conversations at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Detailed agenda here.