Climate Change in the Arctic: How Indigenous Knowledge and Science Can Help

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The Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research

Telegrafenberg A45

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Panel discussion and reception featuring a keynote speech by Jocelyn Joe-Strack, a Vanier Canada Graduate scholar and PhD candidate.

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Jocelyn Joe-Strack, Daqualama, is a member of the Wolf Clan of northwestern Canada’s Champagne and Aishihik First Nation. Jocelyn is an Indigenous scientist, philosopher and entrepreneur who strives to evolve tomorrow’s policies by blending yesterday’s ancestral lessons with today’s systematic knowledge. She uses her experience as a trained microbiologist, hydrologist and policy analyst along with her cultural foundations to explore resilient approaches to challenges such as climate change, societal wellbeing, and valuation in economics and policy. With her business, Subarctic Research & Strategy, she is currently leading development of a progressive Land Use Plan for her First Nation’s Traditional Territory – which will contribute to the Yukon-wide regional land planning process. Daqualama was born and currently lives in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.

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