International Symposium on Indigenous Communities and Climate Change
Organized by Simon Morrison, Director of the Fund for Canadian Studies and Candis Callison, Pathy Distinguished Visitor in Canadian Studies
December 6, 2018—December 7, 2018 · Princeton Public Library and Betts Auditorium
Program in Canadian Studies, Program in Journalism
This two-day symposium hosted by the Program in Canadian Studies and Program in Journalism brings together activists, journalists, and scholars to discuss impacts on indigenous communities from the changing climate. Throughout New Jersey people live on land that was that of the Lenni-Lenape people.
Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM at the Princeton Public Library: Candis Callison (University of British Columbia, Pathy Distinguished Visitor in Canadian Studies), Deborah McGregor (York University), Tanya Talaga (Journalist), and Kyle Whyte (Michigan State) in conversation about Indigenous Communities and Climate Change.
Friday, Dec. 7 at 8:30 AM – 6:45 PM in Betts Auditorium: High school students from the Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart who have drafted a recognition of Lenni-Lenape history and home on this land will lead a session discussing their recognition text and participate in the wider conference discussion.
For registration and schedule, visit: ISICCC
Part of the Being Human Festival 2018 organized by the Humanities Council