First Stewards 2nd Symposium - Washington DC

posted 31 Jul 2014, 17:00 by Bodeker Scientific   [ updated 31 Jul 2014, 17:01 ]

Pene Lefale attended the First Stewards 2nd symposium held in Washington, DC, USA, July 21 to 23, 2014.  Pene was a member of the Hawaii and US affiliated Pacific Island Territories’ delegation.  He gave a talk on how he envisioned the future of First Stewards during the “Moving Forward” panel on the final day. He offered a number of pathways First Stewards custodians could consider when deciding on the future of the organisation. First Stewards seeks to unite indigenous voices to collaboratively advance adaptive climate change strategies to sustain and secure indigenous communities cultures and strengthen America’s resiliency and ability to adapt to climate change by holding symposia, and cultivating sustainable projects and educational opportunities within indigenous communities. Visit www.firststewards.org for full details and outcomes of the 2nd symposium.