COVID19 and Climate Change: Understanding Place, History, and Indigenous Sovereignty in Emergency Response
The Rising Voices Center for Indigenous and Earth Sciences, in partnership with The Natural Hazards Center, hosted an online event to share teaching modules focused on Tribal and Indigenous communities' experiences of COVID-19 and climate change, including ethical considerations, case studies, and narratives integrated into the curricula. To see the full curricula, https://hazards.colorado.edu/about/partnerships/indigenous-sovereignty-in-emergency-response. With Sapóoq'is Wíit'as Ciarra S. Greene, Lesley Iaukea, Jasmine Neosh, and Hōkūlani Rivera.
Ecomindfulness and Climate Resilience
The Rising Voices Center for Indigenous and Earth Sciences and the Olohana Foundation are hosted an online event focused on ecomindfulness and climate resilience, to come together for a reflective time for engaging, healing, uplifting, sharing wisdom, and continuing to grow relationships and actions for supporting communities in times of disaster. With Rev. M. Kalani Souza, Papalii Dr. Tusi Avegalio (Doc Tusi), Ramsay Taum, Bill Thomas, Dr. Daniel Wildcat, Sarah Purgus, Maraya Ben-Joseph, and Dr. Michelle Montgomery.
Building Relational and Effective Partnerships with Indigenous Communities
Building Relational and Effective Partnerships with Indigenous Communities presented by James Rattling Leaf and Gwen Bridge.
Testing Justice New Ways to Address Environmental Inequalities
The Rising Voices Center for Indigenous and Earth Sciences hosted an online event on November 16, 2021 focused on “how can we as individuals do convergence science to address climate justice across cultures and disciplines with Indigenous Peoples?” Paulette Blanchard and Dr. Michelle Montgomery shared their work on the 7Rs of Indigenous Research and Eco-Critical Race Theory. You can also read their publication of this work.