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How Conservation Efforts Displace Indigenous Peoples

  • Listed: March 30, 2021 1:19 pm
  • Expires: 11 hours, 33 mins
Subsistence Lecture Series in March

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Friday, April 2 at 12 noon SHI will host a free lecture this on how Indigenous people around the world have been displaced from their ancestral lands in the name of conservation. This is a Free Event to be offered virtually on SHI’s You Tube Channel HERE.

The lecture, “Conservation Refugees: The Hundred Year Conflict Between Global Conservation and Native Peoples” will be presented by Mark Dowie and will focus on his book of the same name.

Since 1900, more than 120,000 officially protected conservation areas have been established worldwide, largely at the urging of five international conservation organizations. About half of these areas were occupied or regularly used by Indigenous peoples. Millions who had been living sustainably on their land for generations were displaced in the interests of conservation…

All lectures will be livestreamed at 12 pm Alaska time on SHI’s YouTube channel, youtube.com/c/SealaskaHeritageInstitute and available for viewing on YouTube any time after the livestream (no account required).

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