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Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK): An Introduction to Indigenous Science & Agroecology
Tuesday February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This webinar is part of EFAO’s Indigenous Outreach and Engagement Initiative, which is supported by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
*All Indigenous growers, land stewards and community members are welcome to attend this webinar free of charge! Please use the coupon code: TEK24 when filling out the registration form to receive free admission.
Do Indigenous People hold the key to climate resilience through agroecology? This webinar will explore using traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) to understand how Indigenous People see the everyday connections in a living world, and why it matters for the health and future of the planet.
About the speaker: Celeste Smith (she/her) is Oneida from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory and a seed steward, traditional agriculturalist and former professor of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) at Niagara College. She is the Founder/Director of Cultural Seeds (culturalseeds.com) an Indigenous seed store/rematriation project and Ga Gitigemi Gamik (wewillplantlodge.com) an ecological centre on a permanent Indigenous stewarded site, where women and 2SLGBTTQQIA+ persons can (RE)learn ancestral agricultural methods lost to colonization.
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