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Agritourism Gatherings: Indigenous and Tribal Perspectives on Agritourism

The upcoming webinar is tomorrow, November 19 (9 am PST). Registration is open!

The International Workshop on Agritourism presents Agritourism Gatherings: A virtual series for farm, food, and travel communitiesThe series brings together farmers, researchers, service providers, tourism experts, and many others to share their knowledge and experience from around the world.

The upcoming webinar is tomorrow, November 19 (9 am PST) with the topic: Indigenous and Tribal Perspectives on Agritourism.

Celebrating sovereignty and demonstrating the uniqueness of all tribes, this conversation seeks to broaden understanding of indigenous-led agritourism initiatives with a focus on the unity of human and ecological communities. Presentations will explore best practices for integrating agrobiodiversity conservation in tribal communities; how culture, tradition, and history blend through the Three Sister Story; and how ancient connections apply to contemporary travel company design and marketing.

Moderator: Trevor C Lane, Community and Economic Development Director and Associate Professor, Washington State University Extension

Speakers: Stephen Taranto, La Paz on Foot (Bolivia) • Sherry L. Rupert, American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (USA) • Rony Lec, Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute (Guatemala)


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