In conversation with Dr Lyla June Johnston, Diné Nation

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Sunday 21 April 6pm BST (10am PDT)

Indigenous sciences of sustainability:

ancient native food systems and their lessons for the future

Dr Lyla June Johnston (aka Lyla June) is an Indigenous musician, scholar, and community organizer of Diné (Navajo), Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) and European lineages. Her messages focus on Indigenous rights, supporting youth, traditional land stewardship practices and healing inter-generational cultural trauma. Her doctoral research focused on the ways in which pre-colonial Indigenous Nations shaped large regions of Turtle Island (aka the Americas) to produce abundant food systems for humans and non-humans.