Ilarion Merculieff

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Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff is an Unangan (Unungan), Aleut, raised in a traditional way. Throughout his life, Ilarion has focused on traditional knowledge, wisdom, and spirituality gained from culture bearers around the world, acting as a bridge from the past to those alive today. Close to his heart are issues related to cultural and community wellness, traditional ways of living, elder wisdom, and the environment, particularly climate change. He recently chaired the indigenous knowledge sessions at the Global Summit of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change attended by indigenous representatives from eighty nations. He is founder of the Global Center for Indigenous Leadership and Lifeways in Anchorage, Alaska.

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Incorporating Indigenous Wisdom into Sustainability Education

Global Center for Indigenous Leadership and Lifeways President Ilarion Larry Merculieff (Aleut) talks about his life, culture and knowledge as an indigenous leader. At the AASHE 2015 Conference and Expo he shared his perspective and vision for transforming sustainability education. January 5, 2016

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