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Special Podcast Episode: Panel Discussion on Biodiversity, Contaminants, and Indigenous Food Security




Jan 30, 2018


Jan 30, 2018


This special episode was recorded as part of the 2017 University of Alberta Mountain Festival on December 6, 2017 in Edmonton.

Under this year’s United Nations’ theme for International Mountain Day, “Mountains Under Pressure: Climate, Hunger, and Migration”, the panel discusses some pressing issues that mountain communities face with regards to traditional foods and food security. Moderated by Roger Epp, contributions range from berries and beavers, adaptive food security strategies, and wildlife monitoring to the Dehcho K’ehodi (Taking Care of the Land) Guardian Program.

Participants: Norma Kassi, Robyn McLeod, Jim Schieck, and William Shotyk.

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Make sure to check out our previous podcast episodes on the Northwest Territories, Alberta, and Yukon! And of course our special episode of the 2017 International Mountain Day Livestream!

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