First Workshop: Shared Challenges, Shared Understanding and Shared Solutions for Food, Energy, and Water Systems

Monday, June 15: Day 1

Date & Session Clip Full Video Speakers
Mon, June 15th – Session 1
Welcome and Orientation
Panel Discussion
James Tutt, Charles Roessel, Avery Denny, Alice Agogino, Karletta Chief, Maya Trotz, Rebecca Zarger, Donald Robinson, Vinod Lohani
Mon, June 15th – Session 2
COVID-19 and FEWS Challenges on The Navajo Nation
Panel Discussion
Joseph “Angel” DeSoto, Shazia Tabassum Hakim, Sriram Shamasunder, Duane “Chili” Yazzie, Mae-Gilene Begay, Sunny Dooley, Karletta Chief

Tuesday, June 16: Day 2

Date & Session Clip Full Video Speakers
Tues, June 16th – Session 1
Indigenous FEWS: Past Practices and Innovation
Presentations & Discussion
Maya Trotz, Rebecca Zarger, Alice Agogino, Yael Perez, Timonie Hood, Michelle Baker, Karletta Chief, Benita Litson
Tues, June 16th – Session 2
Dine Traditional FEWS Frameworks
Presentations & Discussion
Alice Agogino, Patrick Naranjo, JoRee LaFrance, Mark Bauer, Daniel Wildcat, H.Scott Halliday, Shandin Pete, Scott Cowell

Wednesday, June 17: Day 3

Date & Session Clip Full Video Speakers
Wed, June 17th – Session 1
FEWS Systems on The Navajo Nation
Panel Discussion
    Karletta Chief, Rex Kontz, Suzanne Singer, Benita Litson, Stephanie Hall
Wed, June 17th – Session 2
Decolonizing FEWS Innovation – STEAM Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion
    Christine Ami, Kim Tallbear, Wahleah Johns, Nonabah Lane, Emma Robbins, Sunny Dooley

Thursday, June 18: Day 4

Date & Session Clip Full Video Speakers
Thurs, June 18th – Session 1
What is Co-Design of FEWS Innovations in Indigenous Communities?
Panel Discussion
    Yael Perez and InFEWS graduate fellows
Thurs, June 18th – Session 2
FEWS Innovation and Learning with K-12 Indigenous Students
Virtual Field Trip
Yael Perez, Mark Sorenson, Zhao Qiu, Ilena Yeru Pagan

Friday, June 19: Day 5

Date & Session Clip Full Video Speakers
Fri, June 19th – Session 1
Opportunities, Networking, and Next Steps
Panel Discussion 
Alice Agogino, John Weiselhampel, Carl Etsitty, Erin Riley, Lura “Jody” Chase, Michelle Baker, Aaron Slater

Second Workshop: Tribal College-University Partnerships in Co-InFEWS

Friday, September 25th

Date & SessionFull VideoSpeakers
Friday, Sep. 25th – Session 1
Tribal College FEWS Capacity Building
Panel Discussion
N. Levi Esquerra, Karletta Chief, Neilroy Singer, Nikki Tulley, Christopher Caldwell, Benita Litson, John Doyle, Steven Chischilly, Teresa Newberry
Friday, Sep. 25th – Session 2
Pathways to FEWS Degrees
Panel Discussion
Alice Agogino, Patrick Naranjo, JoRee LaFrance, Mark Bauer, Daniel Wildcat, H.Scott Halliday, Shandin Pete, Scott Cowell


Third Workshop: Broadening Participation of Native Americans in FEWS Professions

Friday, November 13th, 2020

Date & SessionFull VideoSpeakers
Fri, Nov. 13th – Session 1
Pathways to Academic Careers in FEWS
Karletta Chief, Elizabeth Hoover, Gregory Cajete, Kathy DeerInWater, Gilbert John, Jani Ingram, Timberley Roane
Fri, Nov. 13th – Session 2
Pathways to Professional Practitioners in FEWS
Alice Agogino, Suzanne Singer, Peter Littlehat, Cassandra Casperson, Valerie Segrest, Kern Collymore
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DGE-1633740. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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