may, 2021

202127may6:00 pm7:00 pmVirtual EventWebinar: Showcasing Tribal Cultural Heritage at Grand Canyon National Park and World Heritage Site Event Organized By: US/ICOMOS

Event Details

Indigenous people have lived in and around the Grand Canyon since time immemorial, yet up until recently their cultural heritage and history have largely been unknown at the National Park (NP) and World Heritage Site (WHS). In this webinar, Grand Canyon NP Superintendent Ed Keable, staff and colleagues from tribal communities and stakeholder groups will discuss efforts underway to educate and inspire visitors with new perspectives on Grand Canyon’s tribal past, present and future.

Join us to learn about how the park is incorporating first-voices and perspectives into its management and interpretive programs and how re-envisioning the experience at the Desert View area of the park will expand the visitor experience and provide for native people to share their histories about Grand Canyon as home.

The webinar will take place on 27 May 2021 from 12 – 1 pm EDT (USA) or 6 – 7 pm CET (EU). You can register here.

Speakers

Dorothy Firecloud, National Park Service (NPS) Assistant to the Director, Native American Liaison

Mae Franklin, Navajo Nation member and Cameron Chapter resident

Edward T. Keable, Superintendent, Grand Canyon National Park

Grace Lilly, Interpretive Park Ranger, Grand Canyon National Park

Jack Pongyesva, Program Manager for the Intertribal Centennial Conversations Group (ICCG), Grand Canyon Trust

Moderator

Jan Balsom, Chief, Communications, Partnerships and External Affairs, Office of the Superintendent, Grand Canyon National Park

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