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Indigenous Mapping Workshop. May 26-28, 2020. Regina, Saskatchewan

Indigenous Mapping Workshop
Hosted by Firelight Group and Others
May 26-28, 2020.

Description: We are pleased to announce our Canadian Indigenous Mapping Workshop in Regina, Saskatchewan, from May 26-28, 2020.  The IMW in Regina will host up to 150 participants. The workshop will explore Google, Esri Canada, QGIS, mapbox, and other geospatial tools. Participants will learn how to use these tools to collect, host, visualize, share, and publish community generated data and better understand how to apply these skills to issues impacting Saskatchewan’s Indigenous communities. The technical training will be co-led by The Firelight Group, Google Earth Outreach, Google’s Trainer Network, Esri Canada, Mapbox, and a global network of Indigenous mapping experts. For more information, please click here

Respecting the Land: Climate Change and First Peoples. January 29, 2020. Durham College, Oshawa, Ontario.

Respecting the Land: Climate Change and First Peoples
Hosted by Durham College, Oshawa, ON (as part of the Social Justice Week 2020)
January 29, 2020 – noon, free registration.

Description: The Indigenous Climate Action movement recognizes that Indigenous Peoples are on the front-lines of both climate impacts and efforts to protect the earth. Join Kim Wheatley, an Anishinaabe Ojibway Grandmother from Shawanaga First Nation Reserve, and DC Indigenous student advisor Julie Pigeon, who is also Ojibway and a member of the Batchewana First Nation, for an enriching discussion about our relationship to the Land and the ways in which climate change is impacting it.
To register please click: Event Registration

Climate Change Youth Summit January 28-29, 2020. Grand Council Treaty #3

Climate Change Youth Summit
7 Generations Education Institute, Kenora, Ontario
*Registration is prioritized to Treaty #3 Students. Limited seats available.
For more information please visit: Climate Change Youth Summit

Adaptation Canada 2020 will be hosted in Vancouver on February 19-21, 2020

Early Bird registration for the Adaptation Canada 2020 conference will be opening on September 9! The Early Bird registration can be accessed at

Adaptation Canada is a unique, national conference on climate change adaptation, and Early Bird registration opens on September 9. It’s a must-attend event for people who understand that climate change is impacting the way we live, work and play – and that we need to prepare for a transition.

Visit to secure your spot and share with your networks! #CanAdapt2020 #climatechange. Bursaries will be available to help fund registration and travel costs for Indigenous individuals who wish to attend Adaptation Canada 2020 (more information on bursaries will be available on the new conference website on September 9).

Here is a sneak peak of a few of the Indigenous-focused presentations and workshop sessions that will be held at Adaptation Canada 2020:

  • Kikawinaw Askiy: Source water protection planning at Okanese First Nation, Treaty 4, Saskatchewan;
  • Ka pimthatek pakthehnamoowin / A journey of hope in St. Theresa Point First Nation;
  • Climate change & health in Fort William First Nation: Planning for the future, today;
  • Fire with Fire: Braiding Indigenous and scientific knowledges of fire management using a participatory video method to enhance climate change resilience;
  • Tłı̨chǫ Dǫtaàts’eedı (Tłı̨chǫ Sharing Food Amongst the People)
  • Adaptation to flooding in Mi’kma’ki;
  • Pangnirtung youth tackle climate change: On-the-land knowledge exchange, monitoring, and filmmaking promoting adaptation and well-being.

Adaptation Canada 2020 registration is administered by Sea to Sky Meeting and Association Management for the Fraser Basin Council. If you have registration questions, the Sea to Sky team will be happy to help:

T: 778-338-4142