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Clark County Historical Museum presents “Climate Change through the Traditional Ecological Knowledge Lens”

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Clark County Historical Museum is partnering with Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge to bring Dr. Samantha Chisholm Hatfield’s presentation “Climate Change through the Traditional Ecological Knowledge Lens” to the History on Tap virtual stage. The event will stream live on YouTube Thursday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m.

Traditional Ecological Knowledge Lens (TEK) informs Indigenous Lifeways, from First Foods to land management. In this presentation, Hatfield discusses how the lesson and knowledge of Indigenous communities can inform our response to the impact of climate change.

Hatfield is a Tribal Liaison and Research Assistant at Oregon Climate Change Research Institute within the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) at Oregon State University. She is a speaker, published author, consultant, and lecturer. Dr. Hatfield is a TEK specialist and a Cultural Anthropologist who teaches and speaks regarding issues surrounding Native topics, TEK, adaptation by Native American tribal groups, cultural practices utilized by Northwest tribal groups, as well as Native science issues.

Tickets for this virtual event are $10 and can be purchased from the CCHM online store at https://clark-county-historical-museum.square.site/product/history-on-tap-2021-season/302?cp=true&sa=false&sbp=false&q=false&category_id=35. A private link will be sent to ticket holders prior to the show. The stream will open at 6:45 p.m. with the show beginning at 7 p.m. For more information, contact the museum at 360-993-5679 or outreach@cchmuseum.org.



August 19
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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