Registration open for virtual summit on tribal water, food sustainability

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Registration open for virtual summit on tribal water, food sustainability

Abigail Snyder
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University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension, through the Tribal Extension Office, the Nebraska Water Center, and the Native American Coalition, is sponsoring a Virtual Tribal Water and Food Sustainability Summit on April 14-15.

The event is free to attend. Register here.

Tribal speakers will be presenting on:

  • Traditional tribal worldviews and relationships with water and the earth
  • Tribal youth programs that are involved in food and water sustainability projects
  • Creating relationships between tribal water and earth protectors and university faculty

Faculty will also provide information on water and earth conservation programs and activities at the university.

April 14 Agenda

  • Noon: Blessing – Phyllis Stone, Sicangu Lakota Elder
  • 12:30 p.m.: Michelle Free Lamere, Ho-Chunk Tribe
  • 1:30 p.m.: Break
  • 1:40 p.m.: Dawn Goodwin, Anishinaabe/Ojibwe, Mississippi Band Water Protector
  • 2:40 p.m.: Break
  • 2:50 p.m.: University of Nebraska–Lincoln Conservation Programs
  • 3:20 p.m.: Break
  • 3:30 p.m.: Renee San Souci, Umonhon Tribe, Practitioner of Traditional Healing and Water Protector
  • 4:30 to 5 p.m.: Closing and Blessing — Phyllis Stone, Lakota Elder

April 15 Agenda

  • Noon: Blessing — Phyllis Stone, Lakota Elder
  • 12:30 p.m.: Carmelita Sulley, Sicangu Lakota Tribe, Sinte’ Gleska University Food Sustainability Program
  • 1:30 p.m.: Break
  • 1:40 p.m.: Brenda Murphy, Delberta Frazier, Michael Wolfe, Umonhon Tribe, UNPS K-8 Ashita Thwathe Program
  • 2:40 p.m.: Break
  • 2:50 p.m.: Ricardo Ariza, UNPS Unba Udon High School Program
  • 3:50 p.m.: Break
  • 4 p.m.: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Conservation Programs
  • 4:30 to 5 p.m.: Closing/Blessing — Phyllis Stone, Sicangu Lakota Elder

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