July 23, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join the Ecological Society of America (ESA)’s Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) Webinar Series for a session on the Guidelines for the Use of Traditional Knowledges with Ann Marie Chischill of Northern Arizona University.
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Speaker: Ann Marie Chischilly, Interim Vice President for the Office of Native American Initiatives @Northern Arizona University
Ms. Chischilly serves two roles at Northern Arizona University (NAU). She is Interim Vice President for the Office of Native American Initiatives, tasked with advancing NAU’s strategic goal ‘to become the nation’s leading university serving Native Americans,’ with initiatives focusing on Native American student retention, tribal leadership, environmental stewardship in Native communities, culturally responsive K-12 pedagogy and Native mentorship. She also continues as the Director of the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and manages work with NAU, state and federal agencies, Tribes and Alaska Native villages; ITEP celebrates 29 years serving over 95% of all 574 Tribes and Alaskan Native Villages nationwide and continues to be the premier tribal environmental organization training Tribes and Indigenous Peoples. Ms. Chischilly is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation (Diné). She earned her JD from St. Mary’s University School of Law and a master’s in environmental law from Vermont Law School.