MOHEGAN SUN 2019: 

INDIGENOUS FUTURES AND COLLABORATIVE CONSERVATION

The May 17th closing session of the American Institute for Conservation featured a workshop on a radical vision for the future of a collaborative, more equitable conservation practice led by facilitators endawnis Spears, Chris Newell and Jason Mancini of the Akomawt Educational Initiative. Akomawt is dedicated to furthering knowledge of Native America through innovative learning approaches designed to impact how we engage with Indigenous histories, narratives and contemporary realities.

The presentation slides and documents for this event are available here. In addition to the video above, the event was live-streamed through the American Institute for Conservation Facebook page.

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endawnis Spears (Diné/ Ojibwe/ Choctaw/ Chickasaw), Director of Programming & Outreach, Akomawt Educational Initiative

endawnis Spears (Diné/ Ojibwe/ Choctaw/ Chickasaw), Director of Programming & Outreach, Akomawt Educational Initiative

Chris Newell (Passamaquoddy), Director of Education, Akomawt Educational Initiative

Chris Newell (Passamaquoddy), Director of Education, Akomawt Educational Initiative

Dr. Jason Mancini, Co- Founder, Akomawt Educational Initiative

Dr. Jason Mancini, Co- Founder, Akomawt Educational Initiative