Sovereignty and Outdoor Spaces Event Recording

Native nations are using their sovereignty to reclaim and reimagine outdoor recreation and tourism. Watch this recording of our June 2022 event to learn about Indigenous-designed outdoor recreation efforts and how non-Indigenous folks can recreate responsibly.

Interest in outdoor recreation surged during the COVID-19 pandemic; today, the number of Americans adventuring outdoors continues to grow. Unfortunately, the outdoor recreation industry and the mainstream conservation movement have historically excluded Indigenous people.

Native nations are using their sovereignty to reclaim and reimagine outdoor recreation and tourism. Our June 2022 event, Sovereignty and Outdoor Spaces, covers Indigenous-designed outdoor recreation efforts, as well as what non-Indigenous folks can do to support these efforts and recreate responsibly.

Host: Dr. Lydia Jennings
Panelists: Travis Novitsky, April McCormick, Shauna Coons, Jace DeCory

Produced by Native Governance Center.