Indigenous Sustainability

Funding – David Suzuki Fellowship program, Due: Feb 1, 2017

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The new David Suzuki Fellowship program will empower emerging scholars to tackle complex environmental problems. It will reduce financial barriers, provide mentorship and foster leadership and creativity so fellows can conduct research and engage and inform the public and policy-makers. One fellowship each will be available in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. The Vancouver-based fellow will join the Foundation’s Science and Policy team and research innovative clean energy solutions and/or the economics of sustainable development.

Each fellowship is valued at $50,000 stipend plus up to $5,000 in travel and professional expenses.

For details about eligibility, program structure, and application process, please see

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CFP: Indigenous Sustainability Conference.

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“Dialogue on Indigenous Sustainability Implications for our Future”

When: October 6th and 7th, 2014

Where: Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center

A common sentiment by tribal nations is that their historic survival is grounded in “sustainability” practices which have largely been overlooked because of their basis in oral and cultural traditions, rather than in scientific text that characterizes the academy.