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Celebrate the Nahanni at Trent University

Grand Chief Herb NorwegianTrent University will host the Royal Canadian Geographical Society's 2005 Fraser Lectureship in Northern Studies on Friday, November 25, 2005.

Offered in partnership with the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), "Nahanni Forever" will feature four guest speakers.

  • Grand Chief Herb Norwegian, Dehcho First Nations
  • Dr. Derek Ford, Professor Emeritus, McMaster University
  • Neil Hartling, Outfitter and Guide, Nahanni River Adventures
  • Harvey Locke, CPAWS Conservation Advisor

The lectures will emphasize the beauty and importance of the Nahanni, with a focus on the Nahanni karstlands.

Located within the Dehcho First Nations' traditional territory, the Nahanni is part of Canada's boreal forest and one of the last great forest ecosystems on earth. The Nahanni is home to Nahanni National Park Reserve and is a World Heritage Site.

Dr. Derek FordThe lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Trent's main campus at Gzowski College, room 114. Admission is free with donations to CPAWS' Nahanni campaign welcome.

Photo 1 - Grand Chief Herb Norwegian, Dehcho First Nations, photo by Rosa Wright.
Photo 2 - Dr. Derek Ford, Professor Emeritus, McMaster University

Posted November 22, 2005


































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