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Conversation Project: How Do We Create Equitable Spaces Within Our Public Lands?

  • Diverstions Room, Stephenson Union, SOU campus (map)

Educator Gabe Sheoships leads a discussion about what a relationship with nature means, how we can provide inclusive and equitable spaces within our public lands and natural areas, and how we can begin to work toward healing relationships with our land. Gabe (Cayuse and Walla Walla Nations) is a biologist and education director for the Friends of Tryon Creek. He is an adjunct faculty member at Portland State University.

The land and waterways of Oregon have always provided for its people and inhabitants, since time immemorial. In the last 200 years, the landscape has changed drastically. What does the past and present mean for the future of our natural lands? And for those who have been removed from these areas?  Read more.

Diversions Room in Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University

Sponsors: SOU Honors College, Oregon Center for the Arts and Oregon Humanities

Earlier Event: March 15
Monument Research Symposium
Later Event: April 21
Rogue Valley Earth Day