Melissa Nelson

Melissa-Nelson

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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Sessions:
Connecting Across Difference Through Indigenous Learning Practices – Friday – October 18, 2013
 
Guardians of the Water: Native Youth Speak Out on Arts, Media, and Cultural Health – October 19, 2013
   
Tom B.K. Goldtooth | Stopping the Privatization of Nature and Commodification of Mother Earth – Saturday – October 19, 2013
 
Eat Your Heritage: Chamorro Foodways from the Island of Guam – Sunday – October 20, 2013