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Tribal Water Rights Conference Agenda Oct. 9-10

Tribal Water Rights Conference: Oct 9 and 10 Conference Agenda

Day 1-October 9th

8:00-8:30         Registration

8:30                 Welcome, blessing by Native Village of Eklutna

9:00                 House Bill 77, Salmon and Tribal Water strategy session

10:10               Water Quality Standards, Tribal Health and Fish Consumption

11:20               Indigenous Science - Traditional Knowledge

Lunch 12:30-1:00 (On Your Own)

1:00                Keynote Speaker Caleb Behn

1:40                 Food Security, Marine Mammals, and Traditional Foods

2:50                 Water Rights Panel (concurrent session) - HB 77 explained by DNR representatives

4:00                 Chemical Dispersants substances, lethal toxics in oil spill response

DAY 2- October 10th

8:15                 Keynote Speaker Traditional Chief Gary Harrison

8:45                  Inter-Tribal Watershed Councils - Establishment and Organization

9:55                  Oil/Gas/Dispersants – Legal Panel: Protection of Tribal Natural Resources and Subsistence

11:05              Trans-boundary Waters - Salmon, Culture, and Ecosystem Protection

Lunch 12:10-1:10

Lunch Discussion: Human Rights - Subsistence and Indigenous Peoples strategy session

1:15                 Hydro-fracturing - Water Protection

2:25                 Mining/Salmon/Water - Pebble Mine, Donlin Creek, and Coal

3:35                 Climate Change - Challenges to Alaska Native Villages

4:45                 Ethics - Review of ethics rules as it relates to Environmental Human Rights in Alaska

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