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Indigenous Rights, Reconciliation, and Climate Change with Kyle Whyte

April 19, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Indigenous peoples have long had knowledge of the dynamics between climate change and society. Due significantly to ongoing colonialism and racism, Indigenous peoples are disproportionately vulnerable to harm from climate change. Indigenous guided solutions to climate change require the ending of colonialism and racism and are leading forces in global movements to stop dangerous climate change.

Kyle Whyte is a professor and organizer working at the University of Michigan. His website features general information and links about his research and projects, drafts of his published and forthcoming articles and short essays, teaching and research materials on #NoDAPL and Indigenous climate justice, and places where you can follow updates. Kyle’s work focuses on the problems and possibilities Indigenous peoples face regarding climate change, environmental justice, and food sovereignty.

Date and Time: April 19, 2022 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST

Format: 40-minute lecture format and 20 minutes Q&A

This webinar is open to UBC students, faculty, and staff