Melissa Nelson

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Melissa K. Nelson, Ph.D. (Anishinaabe/Métis/Norwegian [Turtle Mountain Chippewa]), Professor of American Indian Studies at San Francisco State and President of the Cultural Conservancy, a Native American nonprofit dedicated to the revitalization of indigenous cultures, is: co-founder/co-producer of the Indigenous Forum at Bioneers, editor of the Bioneers anthology, Original Instructions: Indigenous Teachings For A Sustainable Future, and producer of the award-winning documentary film, The Salt Song Trail.

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Session(s):

Indigenous Forum | Brave-Hearted Women: Protectors of Native Women’s Health – Friday, October 17, 2014

Intelligence in Nature: The Vegetable Mind - Saturday, October 18, 2014

Indigenous Forum | Dollars and Sense in Indian Country and Beyond: Expanding Indigenous Philanthropy - Saturday, October 18, 2014