Q & A: Importance of Indigenous Knowledge for Conservation

June 10, 2020 - 11:00am

From the CPAWS Southern Alberta Facebook page:

Join us on June 10 for a conversation on the importance of Indigenous ways of knowing. Tune in by simply heading to our Facebook Page on June 10 at 11 am.

Justin Howse

Justin has been working as a conservation educator and wilderness guide for over 10 years, hiking and climbing throughout western Canada. He has a Diploma in Biological Sciences and is currently pursuing a degree in Psychology. A certified Apprentice Hiking Guide with the ACMG, and Professional Interpretive Hiking Guide with the IGA, Justin spends his spare time volunteering with Search and Rescue – where he is a Team Leader and former Director of Training. With his unique Métis perspective, Justin feels blessed to share his indigenous teachings and passion for the environment on CPAWS hiking programs.

Tim Patterson

Tim Patterson is from the Lower Nicola Indian Band that's part of the Nłeʔkepmxc Nation, an Interor Salish group in Southwestern British Columbia. He is a professionally certified Hiking Guide, with more than 25 years of experience in the mountains of Western Canada and the United States.

Post your questions in advance on the Facebook Event page