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Rita Asgeirsson

Faculty – Native Environmental Science Faculty
School 04 – Faculty Offices Work Phone: (360) 392-4275 Website: Rita’s Faculty Webpage
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Biographical Info

Rita is a recent graduate of NWIC and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science Degree in Geography from Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment. As part of her studies at NWIC, Rita analyzed the complexities of land and water management relating to salmon, an integral cultural food source of her community, and developed a plan to help her tribe regain the legal rights to manage their homeland and its resources vital to their survival. She teaches courses in Native Science and History of Federal Indian Policy.

Heritage: Yupik

Focus: Fishing Rights , Environmental Policy & Alaska Fisheries

Categories: Academic Programs, Faculty, Science
Updated 4 months ago.