Date: Mar 8, 2023 to Mar 29, 2023
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Online via Zoom

You are invited to a series of online lectures that look at indigenous perspectives on Costa Rican environmental initiatives. The talks will be given by indigenous students from Costa Rica. 

The lectures are taking place as part of a Latin American Studies COIL (Collaborative Online International Education) course on the Environment in Latin America, taught by Ginette Dubé (Langara) and Diana Segura Sojo (TEC University).   

The lectures will take place on Zoom from 5:30 to 6:30pm on Wednesdays for the month of March

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March 8 | 5:30-6:30 - José Luis Navas Rivera will talk about indigenous food sovereignty initiatives as alternatives to monoculture in Costa Rica.    

March 15 | 5:30-6:30 - Jorge Morales and Eurania Acosta will talk about rural community initiatives that are promoting sustainable tourism, nature conservation and cultural revitalization in Costa Rica.    

March 22 | 5:30-6:30 - Élides Rivera will discuss the LandBack movement and the process of the recuperation of indigenous lands and the struggle for the recognition of indigenous rights in Costa Rica.  

March 29 | 5:30-6:30 - Magaly Lázaro will discuss the challenges and achievements of the National Commission for Promotion of Biodiversity (CONAGBIO) from the perspective of indigenous peoples.     

RSVP to Ginette Dubé by email in advance of your attendance.  

Please arrive between 5:20-5:30. 

We hope you'll join us for this unique experience of sharing and learning.