North American Community Environmental Leadership Exchange 2017

Intercambios comunitarios de liderazgo ambiental norteamericanos: Sonora, Mexico 2017

Global Diversity Foundation North America convened the North American Community Environmental Leadership Exchange (NACELE) in Sonora, Mexico in February 2017. The theme for this exchange was “Collaborating in the Face of Change: Strategies for Biocultural Protection and Defense.” This 4-day event provided a space of training, network development, and discussion for Indigenous community leaders in northwestern Mexico on the theme of biocultural landscape protection.

Our Collaborators and Participants

NACELE 2017 was hosted by the Comcaac community of Socaaix (Punta Chueca) and the Prescott College Kino Bay Center for Cultural and Ecological Studies. The event was co-organized by GDF North America, Conservación y Manejo Cmiique (Comcaac Conservation and Management),