Webinar: Indigenous Foods Knowledges Network: Engaging Indigenous Scholars, Leaders, and Peoples from the US Southwest and Arctic


Thursday, March 19, 2020

10:00 am AKDT/11:00 am PDT/11:00 am MST/12:00 pm MDT/2:00 pm EDT

This webinar featured Althea Walker, Mary Beth Jäger, and Lydia Jennings from the Indigenous Foods Knowledges Network. IFKN is a four-year, NSF funded research coordination network that brings together communities from the Arctic and the US Southwest for learning and exchange on food and knowledge sovereignty. The presenters offered an introduction to what the network has accomplished and learned in its first two years and discussed future plans.


Althea Walker (Akimel O’otham) is the Tribal Climate Science Liaison at the Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, University of Arizona, and is a member of the Steering Committee of IFKN.

Mary Beth Jäger (Citizen Potawatomi) is a research analyst for the Native Nations Institute (NNI) at the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona, and is a member of the Research Coordinating Team of IFKN.

Lydia Jennings (Pascua Yaqui and Huichol) is a PhD candidate in the Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science at the University of Arizona and a 2019 Voices of Science Fellow with the American Geophysical Union.

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