Dr. Kyle Whyte, a Potawatomi man and an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation was a Visiting Indigenous Fellow at CAEPR. Kyle holds the Timnick Chair in the Humanities at Michigan State University. He is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Community Sustainability, a faculty member of the Environmental Philosophy & Ethics graduate concentration, and a faculty affiliate of the American Indian Studies and Environmental Science & Policy programs. His primary research addresses moral and political issues concerning climate policy and Indigenous peoples and the ethics of cooperative relationships between Indigenous peoples and climate science organizations. Kyle gave a public seminar where he spoke about Indigenous Peoples’ Climate Justice Movements.
Kyle's webpage can be accessed here http://kylewhyte.cal.msu.edu/#intro
Kyle has made available a video recording of his presentation at the recent Nga Pae o Te Maramatanga conference. http://mediacentre.maramatanga.ac.nz/content/professor-kyle-powys-whyte-potawatomi
Dr. Kyle Whyte (left) with Mr Vincent Redhouse a member of the Navajo Nation and post-graduate scholar at the School of Philosophy