Event Title

Climate Change and Human Rights: Lessons from Alaska

Speaker

Nancy Lord

Streaming Media

Description

Lord will present ways in which Alaska Native populations, with long histories of resilience and adaptability, are challenged by climate change that threatens their abilities to live on ancestral lands and gather traditional foods. She'll share examples of their strategies for coping with environmental change and suggest what we might learn and do as good global citizens

In conjunction with Western Reads, Lord will present ways in which Alaska Native populations, with long histories of resilience and adaptability, are challenged by climate change that threatens their abilities to live on ancestral lands and gather traditional foods. She¹ll share examples of their strategies for coping with environmental change and suggest what we might learn and do as good global citizens.

About the Lecturer: Nancy Lord, author and former Alaska State Writer Laureate

Document Type

Event

Start Date

12-2-2014 12:00 PM

End Date

12-2-2014 1:00 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Climate change, Alaska Native populations, Environmental change

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Feb 12th, 12:00 PM Feb 12th, 1:00 PM

Climate Change and Human Rights: Lessons from Alaska

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Lord will present ways in which Alaska Native populations, with long histories of resilience and adaptability, are challenged by climate change that threatens their abilities to live on ancestral lands and gather traditional foods. She'll share examples of their strategies for coping with environmental change and suggest what we might learn and do as good global citizens

In conjunction with Western Reads, Lord will present ways in which Alaska Native populations, with long histories of resilience and adaptability, are challenged by climate change that threatens their abilities to live on ancestral lands and gather traditional foods. She¹ll share examples of their strategies for coping with environmental change and suggest what we might learn and do as good global citizens.

About the Lecturer: Nancy Lord, author and former Alaska State Writer Laureate