Restoring Biocultural Memory: The Muisca Community in Sesquilé, Colombia

April 14, 2022 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Virtual Event
Natalia Landivar

Gabriel R. Nemogá is a descendant of the Muisca Indigenous People of Colombia, South America. He is a Full Professor at the University of Winnipeg. He is a lead author in the Assessment on Values on Nature conducted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Previously he was an Associated Professor at the National University of Colombia. He has degrees in PhD Human Ecology (University of California-Davis), MA (Brunel, UK), BA in Sociology (National University of Colombia), BA in Law (Free University of Colombia). His research focuses on biocultural diversity and indigenous rights. He has worked with Indigenous communities in the tropical rain forest in Mexico, and in the Amazon and Andean region in Colombia.