NASA webinar May 28th: A Sense of Place - Indigenous Perspectives on Land & Sea



  • From David Begay and Nancy Maryboy of the NASA Space Science Education Consortium, FYI. Please share this webinar announcement with anyone interested…

    Date: May 28, 2020, Thursday

    Time: 12noon PT (3pm ET)

    Topic: A Sense of Place – Indigenous Perspectives on Land and Sky

    Overview:

    In this introductory presentation Dr. Little Bear will compare the historical foundations of scientific thought from European and Indigenous perspectives, identifying paradigm differences that have become contemporary challenges to collaboration in resource management.

    Speaker:

    One of the revered traditional knowledge holders of our lifetime, Dr. Leroy Little Bear was the founder of Canada·s first Native America Studies Department at the University of Lethbridge, the Director of the Harvard University Native American program, and was a recipient of the National Aboriginal Achievement Award for Education. He is a member of the Kainai First Nation. Website: https://albertaviews.ca/listening-to-stones/

    Webinar Registration (Required): https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ME7W3WQtRhylCzEZgt0eyA

    --
    Dr. Dana E. Backman
    NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors

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