Eriel Deranger

Indigenous Climate Action | Executive Director and Co-Founder

Eriel Deranger

Eriel Tchekwie Deranger, a Denesuline Indigenous activist, member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) of Alberta, Canada, is Executive Director and co-founder of Indigenous Climate Action (ICA), Canada’s premier Indigenous-led climate justice organization. Deranger, who previously spent 6 years building-up the highly successful international Indigenous Tar Sands campaign, has become widely known as one of the world’s most effective organizers and coalition builders to defend Indigenous people’s rights locally, nationally and globally.

Panel Presentations:

Building Resilience in a Climate-Changed World

October 19th | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm

Bridging Divides: Co-creating a Culture of Belonging

October 20th | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm


Leila Salazar-Lopez Keynote Address: The Amazon at a Tipping Point: Can We Turn It Around?

October 20th | 9:25 am to 9:50 am

Bioneers 2019 Conference - Seeding the Field: Growing Transformative Movements