Summit Recording
Climate & Indigenous Leadership
The first in the CEMTF 4th Virtual Summit Series: Climate, Social Justice & Rights of Nature
Climate & Indigenous Leadershp-- Summit Recording
Climate & Indigenous Leadershp -- Summit Recording

Climate &

Indigenous Leadership

9 A M - N 0 0 N

September 15, 2023

Schedule

9:00 - 9:15 AM 

Land Acknowledgement 

  • Corrina Gould, Tribal Chair, Confederated Villages of Lisjan & Co Founder, Sogorea Te Land Trust

9:15 - 9:25 AM  

Welcome

  • Cheryl Davila, Chair CEMTF & Former Councilmember, City of Berkeley 

Speakers & Co-Speakers

9:25 - 9:50 AM  

Understanding the Natural Laws of the Universe 

  • Dr. LaNada War Jack, Activist & Author 

9:50 - 10:10 AM  

Identify How Colonialism is Perpetuating Climate Change & Learn How to Reset & Reconnect Your Roots to Heal Our Planet (Mother Nature)

  • Keri Akemi-Hernandez, Stewardship & Education Manager, Northern California Land Trust 

10:10 - 10:30 AM  

The Earth Is Our Mother, We Must Take Care Of Her 

  • Pat St. Onge, Chaplain, Mills College@Northeastern University

10:30- 10:50 AM  

Recruitment and Retention: Indigenous Perspectives and Environment at UC Berkeley" 

  • Patrick Naranjo, Executive Director, American Indian Graduate Program, University of California, Berkeley

10:50 - 10:55 Break

10:55 - 11:15 AM 

  • Paul Keoloha Blake, President, Consider the Homeless & East Bay Community Media 

11:15 - 11:30 AM 

Q & A

11:30-11:50 

Lisa (Tiny) Gray-Garcia, aka PovertySkola, Formerly Houseless , Incarcerated Poet, Visionary, & Co-Founder of PoorMagazine, DeeColonize Academy and Homefulness

11:50 AM - Noon 

Announcements & Closing 

  • Cheryl Davila