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INDIGENOUS SCIENCE

11/06/2020 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Free

Presenter Ryan Emanuel, North Carolina State University

What is Indigenous Science? Over many generations, Indigenous peoples developed and passed on important knowledge about ecosystems, agriculture, weather, medicine and more. This café will highlight examples of Indigenous Science and explore what these knowledge systems teach us about environmental management, sustainability, and life in a rapidly changing world.

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Dr. Emanuel is an environmental scientist and community-engaged scholar who leads the Ecohydrology and Watershed Science Lab at NC State. He works with Native American Tribes and other communities in North Carolina to study environmental change through the perspective of environmental justice and Indigenous rights. His work helps communities, decision-makers, and other scientists to understand the impacts of climate change on water, ecosystems and people. His work also helps to amplify voices of Indigenous peoples and other marginalized communities who shoulder disproportionate environmental burdens.

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Date:
11/06/2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Cost:
Free
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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
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