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Kelsey Leonard

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Person Of The Shore | A Conversation With Kelsey Leonard

How to Save an Ocean

In 2012, Kelsey Leonard became the first Native American woman to earn a science degree from the University of Oxford. She currently represents the Shinnecock Indian Nation as the Tribal Co-Lead on the Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body of the U.S. National Ocean Council. As a Shinnecock citizen and environmental leader, Kelsey strives to be a strong advocate for the protection of Indigenous waters through enhanced interjurisdictional coordination and meaningful consultation. In this episode, Kelsey and Nai’a talk about legal personhood, cultural identity, and bridging the gap between imagination and values.  For more information about Kelsey, check out www.kelseyleonard.com

1hr 8mins

22 Feb 2021