International Symposium on Indigenous Communities and Climate Change
Native-rights scholars, journalists and activists will discuss how Indigenous communities are threatened by and confronting the effects of climate change during the International Symposium on Indigenous Communities and Climate Change (ISICCC) starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Princeton Public Library and continuing with a daylong conference from 8:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in Betts Auditorium, Princeton School of Architecture. The conference is presented by Princeton’s Humanities Council Fund for Canadian Studies, the Program in Journalism and the Princeton Environmental Institute.
Speakers on both days will cover topics related to the effects of climate change on Indigenous communities in Canada, the United States, and Russia; the loss and preservation of land rights; Indigenous knowledge systems and frameworks for justice and sustainable development; the emergence of Indigenous media and social movements; and Indigenous reporting on climate change and environment-related conflicts and issues, among other subjects.
This event is free and open to the public with registration on the conference site.
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