Sovereign issues are topics

— Heritage University is hosting a two-day symposium on indigenous development on its 3240 Fort Road campus.

The symposium on indigenous development exploring issues of sovereignty, access to resources, and models of success.

The Dec. 12-13 symposium will be in the Patricia Wade Temple Room

Speakers will explore issues of sovereignty, access to resources and models of success.

The symposium provides an opportunity for an exchange of indigenous wisdom and expertise between the leadership from the Ngöbé-Buglé Nation, the largest indigenous group in Panama, the Yakama Nation and other Northwest tribes and the Heritage University community.

Representatives from the United States Department of Agriculture and international experts on indigenous development from Canada, Ecuador and Panama will deliver presentations on working toward the common goal of sustainable entrepreneurial, environmental, agricultural and health initiatives.

Those interested in attending should register at


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