Conservation Training

Zea mays: An Introduction to the History and Culture of Corn and Maize

May 19, 2022

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Online

Explore the history of maize domestication, its origin, spread, diversification, and culture. Learn about current research efforts to address the challenges of climate change on maize and corn production. Gather insights from a seed preservationist who will share her Indigenous knowledge and describe the rematriation of seed sovereignty. Identify ways that Indigenous and Western knowledge systems can partner and benefit from each other.