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Understanding roots of conflict

Deepening our understanding of Indigenous and Western worldviews requires k̓əɬʕac̓xəntm. We look under the obvious, which sometimes takes us to the very beginning of time ...
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The Trajectory of Awesomeness: Your preparation journey toward Ethical Space

TRAJECTORY OF AWESOMENESS™Establishing Ethical Space based relations Ethical Space is both a journey and a destination—and the Trajectory of Awesomeness is your guide. Created by ...
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Indigenous engagement capacity development for your organization, with new virtual training options coming soon!

At the IEI, our signature workshop is our annual 2.5-day retreat, this year taking place in October on the beautiful homelands of the Lakota in ...
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Indigenous knowledge included for the first time on a continental scale

As part of our involvement in the USGS Biodiversity and Climate Change Assessment Guidance Committee, Gwen and James have been contributing to USGS Guiding Principles ...
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Tribal representation in the federal legal system

On April 24, President Joseph Biden nominated Danna Jackson to serve as a federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of ...
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Conservation isn’t free

Conservation finance is a key strategy for achieving the commitments of the Global Biodiversity Framework, as well as other American, Canadian and transboundary climate change, ...
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Indigenous data sovereignty

Indigenous Peoples assert their sovereignty today by defining and leading initiatives that govern the collection, storage and use of their community’s knowledge, information and data. ...
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Tribal Climate Knowledge guides us all 

In April, Gwen and James presented at the Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest Indians Tribal Climate Leaders Summit in Washington. Among the 500 people representing 120 Tribal ...
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