Y2Y + Whyte Museum speaker series: The Kainai Iinnii Rematriation Project, Restoring the plains bison as an ecological and cultural keystone - Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

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Y2Y + Whyte Museum speaker series: The Kainai Iinnii Rematriation Project, Restoring the plains bison as an ecological and cultural keystone

April 9 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Y2Y + Whyte Museum speaker series: The Kainai Iinnii Rematriation Project

Y2Y and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies present our next speaker series event on April 9

Join Justin Bruised Head as he speaks about his experience working as The Kainai Iinnii Rematriation Project Coordinator at Blood Tribe Land Management. Discover more about efforts to reintroduce bison as part of maintaining and restoring nature and community along the Rocky Mountain Front.

Learn more about the people working to return buffalo to the land and revitalize culture and the hope for the buffalo’s return within the Yellowstone to Yukon region.

This event will take place at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff, Alberta. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online.

About the speaker

Justin Bruised Head and bison

Justin Bruised Head (“Akkamootskoonaki”) works as The Kainai Iinnii Rematriation Project Coordinator at Blood Tribe Land Management. Justin was born and raised in a ranching and rodeo family in Southern Alberta and he is a member of the Blood Tribe First Nation of the Blackfoot Confederacy in Treaty 7.

Justin received his Post-Secondary Diploma in Renewable Resource Management in 2017, and Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Ecosystem Management in 2019 from the Lethbridge College. He thoroughly enjoys the outdoors and is an advocate for grassland conservation & restoration on the Blood Reserve. 

 


 

Event Location

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
111 Bear St, Banff AB T1L 1A3