Indigenous Knowledge and Use of Ocean Currents in the Bering Strait Region

Indigenous Knowledge and Use of Ocean Currents in the Bering Strait Region

This webinar originally aired on 09 April 2015.

In this webinar, Julie Raymond-Yakoubian of Kawerak, Inc. will presented a recently completed project on indigenous knowledge and use of ocean currents. She shared perspectives on the importance of traditional understandings of ocean currents as a critical aspect of the body of knowledge held by communities in the region, how this knowledge was collected, and the modern-day practical applications of this knowledge for marine policy, planning, and safety considerations. Examples of where this knowledge is currently being used was also presented.

This webinar was presented by Julie Raymond-Yakoubian of Kawerak, Inc., and it was cosponsored by NOAA National Marine Protected Areas Center, the EBM Tools Network, and MPA News.

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