Dr. Vanessa Sloan Morgan – “ʔuuʔałuk (caring for present and future generations): Community and environmental wellbeing, Huu-ay-aht First Nations self-governance, and the Maa-nulth Treaty” (11/25/2019)
Posted: 11/17/2019 (Local Events)
Dr. Vanessa Sloan Morgan will interview on November 25 & 26. On November 25, 1:00-2:20 pm (SMI 311), they will present, “ʔuuʔałuk (caring for present and future generations): Community and environmental wellbeing, Huu-ay-aht First Nations self-governance, and the Maa-nulth Treaty”. Dr. Sloan Morgan is a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Northern British Columbia, and Adjunct Professor of Geography at Queen’s University. Their research examines environmental and community wellbeing, while critically interrogating how settler coloniality influences and operates through anthropogenic causes of climate change. Dr. Sloan Morgan’s work prioritizes accountability and intersectoral action to address environmental health; engages youth in rural, remote, and northern locales to explore climate change and the impact of extractive economies on their perceived futures; and documents and analyzes socio-legal and political agreements between First Nations and settler governments for sustainable and justice environmental futures.
Time: 1:00-2:20 pm
Location: SMI 311