In this episode of the Water for Food Podcast, DWFI Director of Communications Frances Hayes caught up with Renee San Souci at the 2022 Platte River Basin Conference in Kearney, Nebraska. Renee was a featured speaker at the conference, providing a tribal perspective on creating vibrant, resilient solutions for the future of the people and wildlife who depend on the Platte River. The Platte Rivers runs through Nebraska and is a braided 310-mile-long tributary of the Missouri River.
Renee is a member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and Iowa, an educator, and a poet. She is dedicated to Native youth suicide prevention, language revitalization, community healing and restoring spiritual connections to the Sky and the Earth through native teachings. Renee shares her journey to becoming an educator and her perspective on water as a native woman.
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DWFI Podcast 19 - Renee San Souci, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and Iowa 32:49
The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI) at the University of Nebraska was founded with the mission to have a lasting and significant impact on achieving more food security with less pressure on scarce water resources by conducting scientific and policy research, using the research results to inform policy makers, and sharing knowledge through education and communication.
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