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Applications OPEN through Dec 6th for Indigenous Stewardship & Meaningful Collaboration - an 11-week course for professionals and students!

The Northern Latitudes Partnerships is pleased to partner with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Alaska Pacific University to offer Indigenous Stewardship and Meaningful Collaboration course this spring (Feb 9 through April 26).

Course Description: This is an 11-week, advanced level course intended to create welcoming, respectful spaces, dialogues, and productive collaborations with Tribes, Indigenous peoples, land management agencies, and conservation organizations. The course will include topics on Indigenous Knowledges, Co-Production of Knowledge, Equity and Inclusion, Indigenous Land Stewardship, and Collaborating Meaningfully with Indigenous Communities & Partners. The course aims to serve land and wildlife managing agencies, Tribal councils and staff, non-profit organizations, and graduate and undergraduate environmental science students. The course is developed by the Indigenous Collaborations Program - a partnership of the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Alaska Pacific University (APU), Northern Latitudes Partnerships (NLP), and Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF).

The class meets Fridays via Zoom 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. AKT, February 9–April 26. This also includes two all-day, in-person classes at Alaska Pacific University (in Anchorage), from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. AKT on February 23 and April 26. (Travel support is available for the in-person classes). Below are more details on the course.

Applications are due December 6th and can be filled out via this form: https://forms.gle/uSHzrKSKCESoZwcg8

For direct inquiries, please contact James Temte at jtemte [at] alaskapacific.edu - please DO NOT reply to this email as your message might be missed.