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Talk Climate Institute

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In Person
Monday, March 25, 2019 to Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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Join us for a two-day engaging workshop where you’ll learn new ways to have conversations about climate change that build respect and understanding. Discover your own personal climate story, and learn how to use it as a tool to inspire solutions.

March 25–26, 2019

Monday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Optional Field Trip 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO)
Duluth, MN
Registration: $75-$100

Full and partial scholarships are also available, with priority given to people of color and Indigenous people. Apply for a scholarship



We’re hosting the Talk Climate Institute at the American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO). AICHO showcases equitable climate solutions, boasting the first fully functional solar array on an Indigenous center in the country, and has implemented urban gardens and green space, with a focus on strengthening climate and cultural resilience among Native communities.

Guest Speakers

  • Karen Diver: Inaugural Faculty Fellow for Inclusive Excellence for Native American Affairs at the College of St. Scholastica, former Special Assistant to the Obama White House on Native American Affairs, and former Chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

  • Melonee Montano: Traditional Ecological Knowledge Outreach Specialist, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission

  • Robert Blake: Founder and CEO of Solar Bear and tribal member of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe Indians