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Native American Knowledge, Resilience, & Water Rights: Speaker Brook Thompson

Portland Building, Auditorium, 2nd Floor

Thursday, October 5 2017, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Length

1 hour

Summary

A presentation on the Native American rights, history, misconceptions &  how salmon populations affect the Yurok people.

Category

Event Types > Community Events > General Public Event/Fairs

Description

Presenter Brook Thompson, is a CECOP intern working for Environmental Services and is a member of the Yurok Tribe in northern California. She is currently a Civil Engineering major at Portland State University. Last year, she was at Standing Rock, and talked to communities about issues surrounding water rights and fishing. If you are interested in salmon, dams, water quality, activism, Standing Rock, or Native history and rights please come to the presentation.