5:30 - 6:30
Brook Thompson (Yurok and Karuk) speaks on her top 10 books on Traditional Ecological Knowledge. The books range from titles aimed at children, teens and adults.
Brook Thompson is a PhD Student at UC Santa Cruz in the Environmental Studies program. Thompson’s Ph.D. is focused on how Indigenous Knowledge can be better implemented to into California water policy, Spring vs fall Chinook Salmon nutrition in the Klamath River, and how non-tribal organizations can better work with tribes on restoration projects. Thompson’s goal is to bring together water rights and Native American knowledge through engineering, public policy, and social action.