Day 5 – Saturday
14 October 2017
Working With Our Ancestors’ Teachings to Present Our Environmental Knowledge to the World
Wendy Makoons Geniusz, Ojibwe Language, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
For decades, researchers and Aboriginal communities have struggled with how to accurately and respectfully present Traditional Ecological Knowledge to the world. Using examples from the Aadizookaanag, the sacred beings who hold our teachings, and decolonizing research methodologies, this workshop will help participants from all backgrounds work with ancestral teachings to find appropriate models of presenting, revitalizing, and preserving Aboriginal environmental knowledge.