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EPA Environmental Justice Webinar Series for Tribes and Indigenous People: Traditional Knowledge – Federal Agencies’ Considerations

September 15, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

This webinar will discuss how some federal agencies are considering traditional knowledge in the implementation of their missions. This webinar is one of a two-part webinar mini-series on traditional knowledge. The second webinar, planned for October, will focus on how federally recognized tribes and indigenous peoples engage federal agencies on traditional knowledge.

Webinar Details:

Date & Time: September 15, 2021, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM (PT), 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM (ET)


About this Event:

This webinar is part of the U.S. EPA Environmental Justice Webinar Series for Tribes and Indigenous Peoples – to build the capacity of tribal governments, indigenous peoples and other environmental justice practitioners, and discuss priority environmental justice issues of interest to tribes and indigenous peoples.


Reno Keoni Franklin, Chairman Emeritus of the Kashia Band of Pomo Indians

Ira Matt, Senior Program Analyst, Office of Native American Affairs, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Dorothy FireCloud, J.D., Native American Affairs Liaison, Assistant to the Director, Office of Native American Affairs, National Park Service, Department of Interior

Chris Koeppel, Assistant Director, Office of Tribal Relations, U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture

Hillary Renick, Tribal Liaison Coordinator, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Department of Interior

Danny Gogal, Tribal and Indigenous Peoples Program Manager, Office of Environmental Justice, U.S. EPA (Facilitator)

A link for the webinar will be emailed to registered participants a couple of days before the event.

Please note that the webinar is planned to be recorded and is expected to be available on the following EPA website a few weeks after the webinar:

For questions about this webinar, or the EPA EJ Webinar Series for Tribes and Indigenous Peoples, please contact Danny Gogal, Office of Environmental Justice,


September 15, 2021
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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