Integrating folk and Indigenous stories in environmental education and heritage interpretation can help preserve tangible cultural and natural heritage sites. Irina Ayurzanaeva, an environmental educator from the Lake Baikal region of eastern Siberia weaves her Indigenous roots and her Buddhist and Baháʼí Faith into her work as a national park educator.
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We truly appreciate the collective exchange of ideas each of the presenters and keynote speakers facilitate and champion at the NAAEE Annual Research Symposium and Conference. In this post, we're amplifying sessions at NAAEE2022 that center Native voices, culture, and knowledge.
National Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every year from September 15 to October 15, as a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions, diverse cultures and histories of the Latinx community in the United States.
On Indigenous Peoples' Day, we celebrate the cultures and history of Indigenous communities across the United States. We acknowledge that we are on land that has traditionally been, and in many places is currently, cared for by Indigenous people. To transition this remembrance and recognition into action, here are just a few ways to support the rights and sovereignty of all Indigenous Peoples.