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Nainoa Thompson : Polynesian Voyaging Society

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Event Details:

As announced in the concluding remarks at the The Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography on October 22, 2021, the work and focus on Indigenous Mapping continues. Nainoa Thompson who is a Native Hawai'ian navigator and the President of the Polynesian Voyaging Society will speak under the auspices of the David Rumsey Map Center. He journeys across the seas without the use of modern technology , bringing awareness for the need to care for our fragile planet.  

The event is co-sponsored by Barry Lawrence Ruderman, the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences and the Native American Cultural Center.  

The event is free and open to the public. Please register using the Ticket/RSVP link.