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Concurrent Session 2b

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2:30 PM, Sunday 20 Jun 2021 (1 hour 30 minutes)
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2:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 30 minutes

Tar Creek Toxic Tourism and the Possibilities for Environmental Justice and Tribal SovereigntybyBobbie C. BibgyIn the far northeastern corner of the state of Oklahoma lie lands and waterways promised to a diverse set of Tribal Nations forcibly removed to this area throughout the 19th century. Today, these lands are home to both tribal members and non-Indigenous peoples alike, but the landscape and waterways have been irrevocably assaulted and transformed as a r...

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM | 30 minutes

Becoming common plantain: metaphor, settler responsibility, and decolonizing tourismby Michela J. Stinson,Bryan S. R. GrimwoodandKellee CatonAs tourism scholars have turned to matters of reflexivity, epistemology, and ethics in research and practice, questions have been raised about how those in positions of privilege ought to situate their knowledge/power and take responsibility for enacting justice. In this presentation, we convey and engage the mer...

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM | 30 minutes

Dominica, Green Resilience, and the Politics of Ecotourist Identity FormationbyFor the Caribbean, post-hurricane disaster models have sought to further develop through a “green” resilience framework, with ecotourism being just one of the avenues explored. In the last several decades, ecotourism has been a growing sector of the global tourist industry and proponents argue it offers more environmentally sustainable development models and cultural enrichment for Global South countries ...

Who's Attending

Bobbie Bigby
PhD Candidate, Indigenous Cultural Tourism
University of Notre Dame Australia, Nulungu Research Institute
Judith Römhild-Raviart
PhD Candidate
University of Brighton (UK)
Bryan Grimwood
University of Waterloo
Victor Agbo
University of Waterloo
Myra Coulter
PhD candidate
Kendra Fortin
University of Waterloo
Tanner Caterina-Knorr
Arizona State University
Mahshad Akhoundoghli
University of Waterloo

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