Haskell hosts first symposium on climate change

Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas is hosting its first-ever symposium on global warming.

"Impact of Climate Change on Indigenous Peoples" kicked off on Monday. It runs through Wednesday.

Oscar Kawagley, an Alaska Native man from Bethel, said global warming is hurting the Yupiaq Eskimo way of life. Animals that Natives depend on for subsistence are disappearing or changing, he said.

Get the Story:
Alaska native sees culture, heritage endangered through climate change (The Lawrence Journal-World 6/20)
Conservationist sounds alarm on global warming (The Anchorage Daily News 6/20)

Relevant Links:
Haskell Indian Nations University - http://www.haskell.edu

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