Webinar - Western Transboundary Watersheds

May 14, 2020  10:30 - 12:00

(GMT -9:00) Alaska

Event URL:  https://www.facebook.com/events/290438911968224/
Hosted by: Salmon Beyond Borders

You are invited to a WMAN "Hot Topic" Zoom webinar, hosted by Salmon Beyond Borders.

Topic: A Dialogue on Western Transboundary Watersheds and the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909

In this webinar, members of the U.S.-Canada International Joint Commission will provide an overview of the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 and the mandate of the International Joint Commission. Following this overview, Indigenous leadership and issue experts will provide perspectives on the U.S.-B.C. transboundary mining issue, and dialogue with each other and the Commissioners on perspectives, challenges, and opportunities.

Panelists include:
-President Richard Peterson - Central Council Tlingit Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
-Chairwoman Shelly Fyant - Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribe of Montana
-Chairman Gary Aitken Jr. - Kootenai Tribe of Idaho
-Commissioner Rob Sisson - International Joint Commission, U.S. Section
-Commissioner Merrell-Ann Phare - International Joint Commission, Canada Section
-Allen Edzerza - B.C. First Nations Energy and Mining Council
-Erin Sexton - senior scientist, University of Montana - Flathead Lake Biological Station
-Jill Weitz - director, Salmon Beyond Borders, Juneau, Alaska (+moderator)

Register in advance for this webinar - required:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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