Thu, Sep 15|
Peace Week Keynote Speaker: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Time & Location
Sep 15, 2022, 2:00 PM EDT
About the Event
OPEN TO ALL. September 15th, 2:00 Pm EST: Keynote Speaker Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer (Virtual Event). Dr. Kimmerer will offer perspectives on Indigenous sciences and western science. Dr. Wall Kimmerer, in her publications and her speaking engagements, proposes a revolutionary way to rethink how we approach the land and the natural sciences. Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology, and the founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, whose mission is to create programs which draw on the wisdom of both indigenous and scientific knowledge for our shared goals of sustainability. Her interests in restoration include not only restoration of ecological communities, but restoration of our relationships to land. She holds a BS in Botany from SUNY ESF, an MS and PhD in Botany from the University of Wisconsin and is the author of numerous scientific papers on plant ecology, bryophyte ecology, traditional knowledge and restoration ecology.