Lecture series: Native peoples, borders, and climate change
July 19, 2012 · 7:51 PM
Regional historian Lisa Wadewitz and international scholar/mediator Jonathan Greenberg will each explore the nature of borders and their impacts on American Indian, First Nations and Inuit peoples in lectures, Friday, July 20, and Sunday July 22, at Skagit Valley College’s Friday Harbor campus, 7 p.m.
Wadewitz will discuss how borders have been central to Salish Sea salmon management and customs, and the Northwest salmon fishery, Friday July 20.
Greenberg, an expert on climate change and its effects on international diplomacy, will present a talk entitled: “Inuit Communities in the Canadian Arctic: Lessons from Nunavut”, Sunday, July 22, at 7 p.m.
Future lectures will explore First Nations/American Indian stewardship on San Juan Island and the Pacific Northwest, Canada and arctic regions.
The program is free; for information, 378-2240, ext. 2233 or www.nps.gov/sajh/index.htm