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April, 2019 – First Nations: Going global for the environment

April 26, 2019

On April 24, 2019, the World Affairs Council of Seattle hosted a roundtable discussion featuring Dana Tizya-Tramm, Chief of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation in Old Crow, Yukon, Canada. The conversation was focused on how the consequences of climate change and environmental degradation are undermining Indigenous ways of life and the ways Indigenous communities are taking real action locally and around the globe. Nadine Fabbi, managing director for the Canadian Studies Center and co-lead for the Arctic initiative, International Policy Institute, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, moderated the discussion.