National Tribal Leadership Climate Change Summit >> Virtual Session II: Tribal Climate Resiliency

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OVERVIEW
Please join us for our second of four virtual sessions this fall and winter. Session II will focus on learning about policies and practices that promote Tribal Climate Resiliency in the United States and Canada. The purpose is to engage leadership and staff in building resilience to meet pressing, complex challenges Indigenous communities must face through leadership engagement and increased familiarity with successful examples, tools, and technologies.

GUEST SPEAKERS
>> Coastal Resilience Panelist: Dr. Kelsey Leonard (Shinnecock Indian Nation)
>> Infrastructure & Cultural Resilience Panelist: Mike Williams, Sr. (Native Village of Akiak)
>> Clean Energy & Green Jobs Panelist: Jana Ganion (Blue Lake Rancheria)
>> Food Security Panelist: Jennifer Webster (Oneida Nation)
>> Water Availability Panelist: Darryl Vigil (Jicarilla Apache), Colorado River Compact

OBJECTIVES
>> Learn how adaptation planning and action promotes resiliency and increases Tribal engagement in climate issues.
>> Engage our youth to sustain a resilient future for all Tribal Nations
>> Illustrate regional examples of resiliency planning and action in 5 topic areas:
1. Coastal and ocean resiliency
2. Community impacts to infrastructure
3. Clean energy independence and green jobs
4. Food security
5. Water availability

FORMAT
>> 3-hour online session using Zoom Webinar
>> Keynote address
>> Panel discussion with leaders on 5 topic areas
>> Breakout sessions to engage the audience and discuss priorities

INTENDED AUDIENCE
Policy leaders, planners, and technicians, Tribal and non-Tribal, newly elected officials, congressional members, and staff, as well as members and staff of House Select Committee.

January 12 2021

Details

Date: January 12
Time: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Venue

Hood River
Hood River, OR 97031 United States

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