National Tribal & Indigenous Climate Conference: Call for Proposals Open!

Our partners at the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals are accepting proposals for the first annual National Tribal and Indigenous Climate Conference on August 31 - September 4, 2020. Learn more on today’s blog!

Our partners at the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) are hosting the United States’ First Annual National Tribal and Indigenous Climate Conference (NTICC) along with support from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Tribal Resilience Program. The NTICC is open to all US tribal nations and Indigenous Peoples from throughout the world, with an emphasis on including our Elders and Youth. The NTICC will convene experts on climate change which will include a balance of Western Science and Traditional Indigenous Knowledges.

Date: August 31 – September 4, 2020

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront

Registration: Opens mid-March.

Before August 1, 2020: $200

August 1, 2020 or later: $250

ITEP invites people to submit proposals discussing climate-related impacts, assessments, tools, adaptation planning, mitigation and actions in one or more of the below tracks. Proposals are due April 3, 2020.

Conference tracks include:

  • Indigenous Knowledge

  • Health & Well-Being

  • Land

  • Water

  • Relocation

  • Infrastructure

  • Energy Systems

  • Food Sovereignty

  • Ecosystems and Biodiversity

  • And more!

This conference will allow an opportunity to share information and support one another. All are welcome!

Learn more:

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