Welcome to the first Indigenous Environmental Studies & Sciences (IESS) Conference!

SHATITSIRÓTHA/BOODIWEWIN

Re-Igniting the Sacred Power of Creation

Essential Knowledges for Transformative Action

Trent University April 22-24, 2016

 

Shatitsirótha/Boodiwewin are the Mohawk and Anishinaabemowin terms that can be explained in English as: “They ignite the Fire Again”

Conference Vision:

This conference, the first of its kind in North America, brings together Indigenous teachings and Traditional Knowledge to address complex global environmental challenges. Convening on Mother Earth Day, April 22nd 2016, the conference will be led by four powerful female leaders from Indigenous Nations around the world.  Re-igniting the Sacred Power of Creation: Essential Knowledges for Transformative Action is an opportunity to engage with the teachings, join the conversations, get involved and help define new ways of living and belonging in this world. This is an all ages conference, open to the entire community.