Honoring Tribal and Traditional Knowledge: Integrating Tribal and Indigenous Partnerships into Aquaculture Literacy



 Halalt Nation, xeláltxw, a Hul’qumi’num First Nation.  The left corners include a logo for the eeBLUE partnership and This event, sponsored through eeBLUE, is an opportunity for educators and communicators to learn more about partnering with Tribal and Indigenous communities.  Along the bottom of the flyer are logos for the Skokomish Tribe, NOAA Fisheries, The Little Traverse Bands of Odawa Indians, Washington Sea Grant, the Indigenous Aquaculture Collaborative, and the Halalt First Nation.

Save the Date! 

Join us on Thursday, June 3rd for a live panel discussion from 4:00–5:00 PM EDT to learn more about how environmental educators and their partners like NOAA Education can build more inclusive partnerships with Native aquaculture knowledge holders.

Panel discussion features:

Blair Paul: Shellfish Biologist for the Skokomish Tribe, and tribal member of the Tlingit Tribe of Alaska. 

Hokulani (Hoku) Kaʻaekuahiwi Pousima: Natural Resource Management Specialist, NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Regional Office, and Fisheries Representative for Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, Hawaii.

Kevin Donner: Great Lakes Fisheries Biologist, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians.

Melissa Poe: Social Scientist, Washington Sea Grant and Coordinator of the Cross-Pacific Indigenous Aquaculture Collaborative.

Ala̱g̱a̱mił (Nicole) Norris: Halalt Nation, xeláltxw, a Hul’qumi’num First Nation.

eeBLUE is a $5 million, five-year partnership agreement between the NOAA Office of Education and NAAEE to help create a more environmentally literate society that has the knowledge, skills, and motivation to conserve our natural resources and build more resilient communities across the country. eeBLUE also strengthens professional networks, supports high-quality STEM education, and provides education and outreach for educators and other audiences.

How to Register:

Find out more info and register for this special #eeBLUE event today http://bit.ly/aquaculturepartnerships.