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We had a great time at ESA2022 – check the Past Events page for information and a few photos

ESA2023 in Portland is going to be even bigger, with a full slate of TEK events

TEK Events 2023 Annual Meeting in Portland

Sunday 8/6

Field Trip FT 5 Indigenous Knowledge and Stewardship of Portland’s Urban Forests: What All Ecologists Can Learn Internationally to Locally for Developing Partnerships (8 am-5 pm)

Short Course SC 17 – Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Food Preservation (1 pm – 4 pm)

Monday 8/7

Special Session SS 4 – Headwaters of the Columbia – Smelqmix Protected Area – Threats and Opportunities (10:30 am – 11:30 am)

Tuesday 8/8

Special Session SS 17 – Elevating & Implementing Indigenous TEK in Community, Higher Education, and Government (8 am – 9:30 am)

Workshop WK 15 – Deeper Dive into Guidelines for Federal Departments and Agencies on Indigenous Knowledge, for Indigenous Science and Scholarship (11:45 am – 1:15 pm)

Social Event TEK Cultural Evening (6:30 pm – 8 pm) 

Wednesday 8/9 

Special Session SS 25 – Decolonizing Ecology Starts with You: Working Within Knowledge Systems to Incorporate Indigenous Data Governance into Ecology Data Landscapes

Thursday 8/10

Diversity Luncheon 

schedule TBD

Symposium:  Sacred Elements of Life: Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Contemporary Applications

Inspire Session:  Traditional Ecological Knowledge – Indigenous Ecologists Share Their Work in the Intersection of Indigenous and Western Understandings of the Natural World