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.
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
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.