Gary Holthaus: Learning Native Wisdom

2009-03-09 by

Gary Holthaus, former executive director of the Alaska Humanities Forum and author of From Farm to Table and Learning Native Wisdom: What Traditional Cultures Teach Us About Subsistence and Sustainability, reads from and discusses his work.

This podcast was recorded on February 24, 2009.

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Byron Mallott: Alaska and Alaska Natives--The Next 50 Years

2009-03-09 by

The UAA/APU Books of the Year Program presents Byron Mallott, a distinguished Alaska Native leader and clan leader of the Raven people in Yakutat. He is a past president and CEO of the Sealaska Corporation, as well as former executive director of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, mayor of Juneau and president of the Alaska Federation of Natives.

This podcast was recorded on Feb. 23, 2009.

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Dr. Kristie L. Ebi presents Human Health Impacts of and Public Health Responses to Climate Change

2009-03-09 by News, Sports, and Art

Dr. Kristie L. Ebi is an independent consultant (ESS, LLC) who has been conducting research on the impacts of and adaptation to climate change for more than a decade. Her scientific training includes an M.S. in toxicology and a Ph.D. and a Masters of Public Health in epidemiology, and two years of postgraduate research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Kristie L. Ebi has worked with WHO, UNDP, USAID, and others on implementing adaptation measures and adaptation assessments. She has edited fours books on aspects of climate change and has published more than 80 papers.

This podcast was recorded on Feb. 3, 2009.

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