MS. skʷumqnálqs AMELIA A.M. MARCHAND of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation has been appointed as a member of the Center for World Indigenous Studies Associate Scholars Program.
Holding a Masters Degree in Environmental Law & Policy at the Vermont Law School. She has extensive experience and background in the fields of Environmental Law focusing on climate change, land use and sustainable development as well as efforts to restore cultural properties and cultural foods and medicines as well as some of the languages of the Colville Confederation. These qualities recommend here at the very heights of scholarship not only in the Confederation but among outstanding scholars from around the world in the Associate Scholars Program.
We celebrate Amelia’s scholarship and accomplishments and welcome her to the Associate Scholars program.
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