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Sustainability: Perspectives of Salmon Nation Indigenous Leaders
Friday, February 6, 2009 - 1:00pm to Friday, February 6, 2009 - 3:00pm

An encore from Spring 2008, this presentation provides an overview of David Hall's dissertation work on a series of interviews on sustainability with contemporary Native leaders from within the bioregion defined by the Pacific Salmon runs of North America (see www.nativeperspectives.net).

A sample of overall results as well as some audio and video content will be shared with the goals of (1) stimulating dialogue around the deep meaning of "sustainability" as applied to human systems (2) identifying practical implications that can contribute to restructuring the dynamics of contemporary society.

Presenter: David E. Hall, Ph.D. With a background of social and environmental activism, David's PSU graduate work focused on questions about sustainability as they relate to organizational operations, as well as individual, organizational, and community health and well being. David is an adjunct faculty member at PSU teaching Intro Psych and Perception, he has contributed to numerous campus sustainability efforts. He works as a Research Associate for Mountain Measurement, Inc.

When:
Friday, February 6th, 2009
Where:
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 294 (1825 SW Broadway Ave)
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Faculty, staff, students and community members are all invited.

For more information about the Social Sustainability group or to be added to the list serve, contact Marion Sharp sharpml@pdx.edu

Sponsored by the PSU Working Group on Social Sustainability and the Center for Professional Integrity and Accountability.