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Clarita Lefthand-Begay, MS, Ph.D.


CV

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Upcoming


Addressing Tribal Water Security Challenges in the 21st Century, Tribal Leadership Summit, May 10, 2016, wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House), University of Washington (invited presenter)

Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ: Indigenous Food and Ecological Knowledge Symposium, May 13- 14, 2016, wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House), University of Washington (co-organizer)

Recent Activities



2nd Annual Tribal Water Security Colloquium: Rethinking Our Relationship With Water , March 8, 2016, wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House) University of Washington


King County Sustainable Cities Roundtable, February 18, 2016, Topic: Tribal Nations and Sustainable Sciences, Additional information forthcoming (invited)


Tribal Ecological Knowledge Workshop at the NIEHS, December 2-4, 2015, “Building a Trusting Network with Tribal Nations by Avoiding the Cultural Appropriation of Indigenous Knowledge Systems” (poster submission)


Alaska Tribal Conference on Environmental Management (ATCEM), October 27-30, 2015


International Society of Exposure Science (ISES), October 20, 2015, "Engaging citizen scientists in the aftermath of disasters and emergence of new concerns" (invited panelist)


Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA), June 6, 2015, Water Security, Ecosystem Services, and Indigenous Well-Being in the Southwest and Pacific Northwest

The Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Indigenous Food Practices and Ecological Knowledge Summit, May 30, 2015, 9:00am - 5 pm, held at the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House) University of Washington (co-organizer)

Indigenous Water Security Colloquium on Washington State Fish Consumption Rates, Health, Human Rights and Tribal Treaties, May 13, 2015, wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House) University of Washington (colloquium organizer)

Centre for Aboriginal Health Research's Annual speaker series, January 23, 2015, "Water security: the value of water and our well-being"(invited speaker)

Nisqually Community Development Committee Presentation Series, December 2, 2014, The Value of Water (invited speaker)

Northwest Indian College Seminar, November 4, 2014, "What skills and tools do you, as an Indigenous student, need in order to best serve your community?" (invited speaker)

Washington State Public Health Association Conference, October 11, 2014

2014 GWPC Annual Forum, October 6, 2014 (invited speaker)

2nd Annual Living Breath of Wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ: Indigenous Ways of Knowing Cultural Food Practices and Ecological Knowledge Symposium, September 26 and 27, 2014 (Co-coordinator)

Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference, May 1, 2014 & The 2014 Annual Ph.D. Symposium: The Centrality of Urban in the Anthropocene: Implications for Graduate Research and Education, May 6, 2014

National Indian Education Association (NIEA) co-presentation, November 2, 2013

Human Research Review Board Conference presentation, October 23, 2013

Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH) webinar series presentation, August 21, 2013 (invited speaker)

"The Living Breath of Wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ"
Indigenous Ways of Knowing Cultural Food
Practices and Ecological Knowledge
(Co-coordinator)

Classes 2015-2016

Spring 2016: Indigenous Sustainability Science: Applying Western and Native Sciences to Restore and Reconnect to the Environment

Here are some photos from field trips
# 1 and #2.

Winter 2016: Water is Life: Water, Health, and Ecosystem Services among American Indians and Alaskan Native

Fall 2015: Environmental Issues on Indigenous Homelands

Classes 2014-2015

Spring 2015: Indigenous Sustainability Science and Tribal Communities
Spring 2015: Water, Health and Ecosystem Services
Winter 2015: Environmental Issues on Indigenous Homelands
Notable class activities

Last Spring in my water, health and ecosystem services class, students hosted an Indigenous Water Security Colloquium focused on Washington State Fish Consumption Rates, Health, Human Rights and Tribal Treaties

Here are photos from my Indigenous Sustainability Science class (Spring 2015). In this class we went on three field trips to learn about sustainability projects conducted by tribes in the Pacific Northwest

Contact Information

clarita@uw.edu

Updated: May 2016