Born in Aotearoa New Zealand and of Ngai Te Rangi (Maori) and Scottish descent, Lewis has lived most of the last 9 years in Canada. For five of these she lived in Saskatchewan where she was an Associate Professor of Native Studies. Today she is the is the Founding Director of the Koru International Network (KIN), an emerging community of practice whose aim is to address ecological issues through the revitalization of indigenous worldviews within all cultures. She is an Adjunct Professor with the School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan, an Executive Board member of the International Society for Human Ecology and an Executive Board member of the Canadian Peace Research Association. She is the first author of the recently released book “Radical Human Ecology: Intercultural and Indigenous Approaches which is a collaborative efforts with 22 scholar-practitioners from all over the world. Her scholarship and practice are motivated by the radical change in the human condition we so deeply need at this time. For more about Lewis’s work see www.kinincommon.com
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