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Margaret Redsteer receives 2018 Eugene Shoemaker Science Communication Award

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IAS faculty member Margaret Redsteer received the 2018 Eugene Shoemaker Science Communication Award.  The award from the U.S. Geological Survey recognizes Redsteer’s important contributions to collaborative studies that combine conventional physical sciences and tribal elder observations to show that local knowledge and conventional science partnerships can effectively ...

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Margaret Redsteer co-authors chapter on Tribal Lands for National Climate Assessment and Carbon Cycle Report

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IAS faculty member Margaret Redsteer was one of the authors on the recently released National Climate Assessment and Carbon Cycle Report.  Her co-authored chapter on “Tribal Lands” focused on traditional land-use and agricultural practices of Indigenous people of the United States, Canada and Mexico that can inform our understanding of carbon cycling and carbon sequestration. Further ...

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Margaret H. Redsteer selected as one of the 125 Extraordinary Ordinary Women of Montana State University

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IAS faculty member Margaret H. Redsteer has been selected as one of the 125 Extraordinary Ordinary Women of Montana State University. In celebrating Montana State University’s 125th anniversary, the President’s Commission on the Status of University is honoring women leaders, problem solvers and innovators from today and throughout MSU’s history. The 125 honorees were ...

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Margaret Redsteer publishes "Accounts from Tribal Elders: Increasing Vulnerability of the Navajo People to Drought and Climate Change in the Southwestern United States"

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IAS faculty member Margaret Redsteer published an article co-authored with Klara B. Kelley, Harris Francis and Debra Block, “Accounts from Tribal Elders: Increasing Vulnerability of the Navajo People to Drought and Climate Change in the Southwestern United States.”  The article appears in a new UNESCO-Cambridge book Indigenous Knowledge for Climate Change Assessment and Adaptation.  It argues that while there is growing respect and appreciation within the academic scientific community for indigenous knowledge ...

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