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Welcome! We’re so happy you will be joining us at the 2017 Planet Forward Summit on April 6 and 7 on the George Washington University’s campus in Washington, D.C. Explore the schedule below, check out the inspiring panels we have planned and customize your own two-day schedule. 
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Thursday, April 6 • 9:30am - 10:05am
Right Brain: Stories That Last: Native American Traditions of Storytelling

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The rich tradition of storytelling in Native cultures has resulted in stories that last — stories of culture, nature, and wisdom that are passed down through many generations. In a crowded digital world, these powerful Native oral traditions of storytelling show how can we can capture the heart and soul of story and incorporate this tradition into our storytelling.

Speakers
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Dr. Robin Kimmerer

Distinguished Teaching Professor, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse
Dr. Kimmerer serves as the founding Director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment whose mission is to create programs which draw on the wisdom of both indigenous and scientific knowledge for our shared goals of sustainability. Her research interests include the role of traditional ecological knowledge in ecological restoration and the ecology of mosses…She is active in efforts to broaden access to environmental science... Read More →


Thursday April 6, 2017 9:30am - 10:05am
Jack Morton Auditorium 805 21st St NW Washington, DC 20052