Utilizing a Lakota Worldview to Develop Science and Cultural Leadership for a New Generation
Native Science Speaker Series
Sponsored by the University of Oklahoma
the Diversity in Geosciences Project
and the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum
James Rattling Leaf, Sr.
Lecture & Community Dialogue
6 p.m., Thursday Feb 3, 2011
National Weather Center, Auditorium
120 David L. Boren Blvd, Norman, OK 73072-7303
"Utilizing a Lakota Worldview to Develop Science and Cultural Leadership for a New Generation"
Rattling Leaf is a cross-cultural consultant working with the University of Colorado, Boulder-based Consortium for Capacity Building. He specializes in developing programs that utilize the interface between Native traditional ecological knowledge and earth system science.
Following Rattling Leaf's lecture, he will join a panel of Oklahoma representatives to discuss "'Kincentricity' and the Sustainability of Oklahoma's Water Resources." Scheduled to participate are: Suzanne Van Cooten (Chickasaw), Gordon Yellowman (Cheyenne), and Verona Deer (Otoe-Missouria).
For more information, please visit: www.ou.edu/geodiversity or Facebook/OUGeodiversity
This series is a component of the 2011 Spring Dream Course GEOL/METR 1034: Native Science and Earth Systems of North America.
All events are free and open to the public.
For accommodations on the basis of disability, contact heather ahtone at (405) 325-8560.