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“We are not drowning. We are fighting,”: Teaching Climate Change, Island Solidarity, and Indigenous Rights

November 5, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST


This workshop will demonstrate activities for teaching about climate justice with the resistance of Indigenous Pacific Island peoples at the forefront. Participants will explore both historical and recent experiences of different island territories and nations through engaging in role play and in connecting with the Pacific Climate Warriors movement through poetry.

Moé Yonamine teaches at Roosevelt High School in Portland, Oregon. She is a Rethinking Schools editor and co-editor of the third edition of The New Teacher Book.


This event is part of the online workshop series from Rethinking Schools called Teaching for Social Justice During the Pandemic: Lessons from The New Teacher Book. Join The New Teacher Book editors, authors, and early career teacher-scholars who wrote and shaped this book. Sign up for the entire workshop series or sign up for one workshop at a time.
Space is limited in these workshops to 30 participants.Workshops will not be recorded. ASL interpretation is available by request. Registrants will be emailed a special discount code for The New Teacher Book.