Prioritizing Indigenous Values in Wildlife Conservation

Public presentation

Monday, June 12, 2023

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Smiling female wearing a fur-lined parka posing in front of a mountainous terrain. Partially obscured.

Photo: Dr. Allyson Menzies, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph

Event details

Cost:
Free, email to register beepeg2023@gmail.com
Location:
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Language and Accessibility:
The presentation will be in English. ASL and LSQ will be available upon request (advance notice would be greatly appreciated).

Dr. Allyson Menzies will discuss how a collaborative approach to conservation, which truly respects Indigenous rights and knowledge systems, ensures important decisions are made with all the tools and knowledge available. She would like to create a path forward for conservation science that is rooted in mutual respect, reciprocity and reconciliation.

This presentation is part of the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution (CSEE) and Canadian Botanical Association (CBA) annual conference.

Dr. Allyson Menzies is of mixed Red River Métis and settler descent, born and raised in Treaty 1 and 2 territory and the homeland of the Métis nation (Manitoba).