Robinson-Superior Treaty and Fort William First Nation Territory, Thunder Bay, Ontario – The Anishnawbe Business Professional Association is pleased to kick off the 2021 season of their Virtual Campfire Series with the first of three webinars on Indigenous-led natural climate solutions co-hosted with the Conservation Through Reconciliation Partnership. The presenters will explore how Indigenous communities could benefit from business opportunities related to land stewardship while reducing climate change impacts. They will also hear about current barriers and ideas for advancing thriving, Indigenous-led natural climate solutions in Canada.
WHAT: Virtual Campfire Series – Nature and Carbon: Opportunities and Challenges for Indigenous Leadership
WHEN: January 29th, 2021 from 10-12 p.m. PST / 11-12 p.m. MST/ 1-3 p.m. EST
Moderated by Jason Rasevych from the Anishinawbe Business Professional Association, the session features the following speakers:
- David Flood, Wahkohtowin Development GP Inc.
- Chris Angeconeb, AurCrest Gold Inc/Lac Seul First Nation
- Colin Shawinimash, Agoke Development Corporation
- Steven Nitah, Indigenous Leadership Initiative and CRP Leadership Circle
- Joseph Pallant (Ecotrust Canada), Jamie MacKinnon (Bluesource), and Amanda Reed (Nature United) will join our speakers for the Q&A session.
This series is co-hosted with the Conservation Through Reconciliation Partnership with support from Metcalf Foundation, Ecotrust Canada, David Suzuki Foundation, Ontario Nature, Anwaatin, Nature United and Bluesource.
More information is available or to register: https://abpa.live/naturesession