Just Transition as an Emerging Movement

A Just Transition affirms, restores and revitalize Indigenous lifeways of responsibility and respect to the sacred Creation Principles and Natural Laws of Mother Earth and Father Sky, to live in peace with each other and to ensure harmony with nature, the Circle of Life, and within all Creation.

Learn how Indigenous Peoples are leading the way in a just transition from Indigenous women leaders who are leading their communities away from fossil fuel dependence.

Moderated by Eriel Deranger (Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation) Executive Director of Indigenous Climate Action, and Featuring Alex Anna Salmon (Yup’ik) Village Council President Igiugig and Pebble Advisory Committee, Bristol Bay Native Corporation; and Melina Laboucan Massimo (Lubicon Cree First Nation) David Suzuki Foundation Research Fellow.

This presentation took place in the Indigeneity Forum at the 2018 National Bioneers Conference. See more from the 2018 Conference.

Indigeneity is a Native-led Program within Bioneers/Collective Heritage Institute that promotes indigenous knowledge and approaches to solve the earth’s most pressing environmental and social issues through respectful dialogue. Visit the Indigeneity Program homepage.

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