General Speaker Series Event Information:
Following up on our March webinar, the TST are pleased to host a guest presentation from the GEO Indigenous Alliance – a collective of people working globally to create new data and information tools that support Indigenous people. Join us to find out more about the latest data tools designed for and by Indigenous peoples.
Date: April 7th, 11:00am – 12:00pm PST
Registration: Register here for the event. Zoom meeting information will be automatically sent to you after you register.
The GEO Indigenous Alliance seeks to protect and sustain Indigenous Cultural Heritage utilizing and contributing to Global Earth Observation science, data and technology to create a knowledge base that will sustain the Earth we live upon. Panelists will discuss and explore the development and advancement of culturally appropriate and inclusive Earth Observation applications for Indigenous leadership, education, and communities to support Indigenous rights and interests. The panelists’ research and experiences will demonstrate how combining Earth Observations and Indigenous knowledge can yield novel insights into and actions for preserving our environment.
James Rattling Leaf, Co-Founder, GEO Indigenous Alliance
Diana Mastracci, Co-Founder, GEO Indigenous Alliance
Titus Letaapo, Co-Founder, GEO Indigenous Alliance
Mario Vargas Shakaim, Co-Founder, GEO Indigenous Alliance
To learn more about GEO Indigenous Alliance, check out their website: https://www.earthobservations.org/indigenoussummit2020.php.
(Information Source: Shared by Indigenous Guardians Toolkit in e-newsletter)
(Image Source: Group on Earth Observations [GEO] event poster)