Associate Professor Melissa Nursey-Bray (Geography, Environment and Population), Convener of the Adaptation, Community and Environment Research Group invites you to its official launch.
ACE researchers build partnerships with community groups to give them voice in the research process, builds cross community research and aligns research collaborations with community priorities for greater impact. We also involve community members in teaching to help students get real life insights into the challenges facing different communities.
Guest speaker: Dr. Ann Marie Chischilly Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Northern Arizona University: “Native America: View from the Front Line”
Navajo Nation (Diné) woman Ann Marie is the Executive Director at the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP). She is responsible for managing ITEP’s work with Northern Arizona University, state and federal agencies, tribes and Alaska Native villages. She works with the United Nations on issues of the Protection of Traditional Knowledge and co-wrote, “Guidelines for the Use of Traditional Knowledge in Climate Change Initiatives”.
Date/time: June 13, 2018, 3-5pm
RSVP: Snezana Ilic on 8313 3737 or firstname.lastname@example.org by June 8, 2018.