Tribal Initiatives Toward Sustainability
Date & Time
Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Roberta Leash Shasta Gaughen

This panel will provide background of tribes in the San Diego region, an introduction to the new and first official Enterprise-wide Tribal Liaison for the County of San Diego, and exemplify tribal relations through case studies from Tribal Executives in the region who focus on Environmental preservation. Our co-speakers will highlight some of their efforts in renewable energy projects, water quality and sustainability, ecological agriculture, pollution management, and inter-governmental relationships. Representatives from four different tribal nations, Santa Ysabel Band of Kumeyaay/Diegueno, Pala Band of Mission Indians, La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, and Viejas Band of Kumeyaay will provide environmental education from an Indigenous context.

Learning Objective:
1. Understand local Indigenous education approaches
2. Identify sustainability efforts throughout the county and tribal governments
3. Illustrate the benefits of Inter-governmental Collaboration
4. Explain the foundations of Tribal Sovereignty

Location Name
Full Address
San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
United States
Presentation Material
Sub Tags
Environmental Health, Sustainability
Live Well Advance