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Anne Snick
18:14
Hello, I'm Anne from Belgium, working on sustainable higher education
Nick Gilla (he/him)
19:09
Nick Gilla, he/him, Romani, Data and Evaluation Administrator, Native American Youth and Family Center, Portland, OR
Mike Moore (he/him) U.Ky.
19:34
Mike Moore :)graduate student, program evaluationU. of Kentucky, USA
Dani Bender
19:55
Hi there, I’m Dani from the Netherlands. I work on impact measurement and management with Avance-Impact.
Francisco Guachalla
20:05
Greetings to every one from La Paz Bolivia.
Kristi Rintoul (she/her) United Way TNC
20:09
Good Morning, I am joining the call as a guest on the traditional territory of the Tk'emlups te Secwepemc peoples within the unceded traditional lands of Secwepemcúl’ecw (Secwepemc Nation). In BC, Canada
Kirsten, AdaptivePurpose
20:22
Hello from Copenhagen, Denmark. Principal Consultant with AdaptivePurpose www.adaptivepurpose.org
Suzanne Bowles
20:38
Hello all! I’m Suzanne Bowles she/her, philanthropy advisor & catalyst, Cattail Strategy, Northeast US
Manon de Courten
20:47
HI, I am Manon de Courten, based in The Netherlands, and working on human rights and equity for women and minorities. Geographic areas: Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, Central Asia mainly.
Bob Petrulis
20:50
Hi--this is Bob, an independent evaluator from South Carolina and member of my city's Climate Protection Action Committee, which advises our city council on our commitment to 100% emission reduction by 2036.
Kerry Vachta
21:15
Kerry Vachta - Rogue Scholar LLC in Denver. Systems change evaluation, strategic/adaptive planning, program eval consultant...
Anna Rebecca Lopez (she/they)
21:48
Hello! I'm AR calling from the lands of the Duwamish People (Seattle, WA). I'm an evaluator and community organizer.
Olsen Briceno
21:54
Hello everyone, I am Olsen Briceno from Toronto, Canada. Strategic Business Lead at the City of Toronto.
Crystal Luce (she, her, hers)
21:59
Hello, Crystal from Denver, Colorado. PhD student in Research and Evaluation and program evaluator.
Valentina Toledo (she/hers), Forum for the Future
22:18
Hello all, Valentina from sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future, using systems change & futures to catalyse a regenerative and just future
Katharine McGowan
22:38
Morning Everyone (its morning here!) I’m Katharine McGowan, an academic in Alberta, Canada
Anguel Anastassov
23:09
Hi everyone, I am Anguel Anastassov, from Evaluation and Research Group, Sofia, Bulgaria
Eleni Sotos
23:12
Hi everyone. Eleni Sotos, calling in from Ohlone Territory, Berkeley California, US. I am Senior Program Officer at the Garfield Foundation.
Amy Schlotthauer
23:12
Good morning! I'm Amy Schlotthauer, a public health consultant in Wisconsin, USA.
Ginger Fuata
23:35
Hello Everyone, Ginger from Lili’uokalani Trust in Hawaii
Naomi Falkenburg (she/her)
23:46
Hi everyone, I’m Naomi Falkenburg, a MEAL consultant focused on social inclusion and rights-based approaches. Joining from Paris, France
Althea Skinner (she/her)
24:51
Hello! I'm Althea calling in from the San Francisco Bay (on the unceded territories of Chochenyo and Ramaytush Ohlone peoples). I work with a global conservation organization to promote social development, social-ecological system resilience and protect human rights.
Kylie Hutchinson (she/her)
25:06
Hi everyone, Kylie Hutchinson attending from the ancestral and unceded territories of the skwxwú7mesh úxwumixw in BC.
Andrealisa Belzer (she/elle)
25:16
Andrealisa, from Nova Scotia on unceded Mi’kmaw territory
Liz Corey
25:29
Morning everyone! Liz Corey, evaluator with the Minnesota Department of Health in the Twin Cities of MN
Smruti Patel
25:32
Hello from Switzerland
Hannah Apricot
25:32
Aloha from Wyot territory of Humboldt County, California. AbundantEarthFoundation.org, working to support regenerative and permaculture projects around the world.
Gillian Kranias
25:34
Hello everyone. I am happy to be joining in from Anishinaabe, Haudenasaunee lands and waters, shared via the wampum Dish with One Spoon. Loving to be part of this gathering.
Clare Hedin
25:35
Richmond, California (San Francisco), Ohlone land
Marina
25:50
Greeting to everyone! This is Marina from Germany, Europe
Nicky Bowman
25:57
Koolamalsi relatives! I’m Lunaape and Mohican! Residing in Wisconsin. I’m a cheesehead too
Beverley
25:58
Hello Everyone, Beverley from Dundee in Scotland. Interested in the role of mindsets and wellbeing as part of the transformations processs
Moira Faul
25:58
Hello from a Zimbabwean who currently has her feet planted in Geneva, Switzerland
Jennie Curtis
26:31
Jennie Curtis, Garfield Foundation, calling in from the ancestral lands of Arapaho, Ute & Cheyenne (Boulder, Colorado).
Katrina Donald (she/her)
26:35
Good morning everyone, I'm joining you from Banff Alberta on Treaty 7 Territory, home of the Blackfoot, TsuuT'inaa and Stoney Nakoda and home to the Metis Nation #3. So honoured to be in circle with all of you.
Liz Corey
26:53
Based in St. Paul near the Mississippi river, or Wakpá Tháŋka, not far from Bdoté, the place where the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers meet. Mni Sota Makoce (Minnesota) is the homeland of the Dakota and Anishinaabe people
April N
26:53
Hello everyone. I'm April Nakaima working in Toronto but native Hawaiian. Lovely to see so many friends on the call.
Nicky Bowman
27:02
On the mighty Menominee nation homelands is where my feet are planted. Along the sacred Wolf River where our sacred sturgeon are running now
Elisabeth Kruger
27:22
Elisabeth Kruger, joining from Anchorage, Alaska, on Dena’ina lands. I lead Arctic marine mammal conservation for WWF US.
Sam Greenwood
27:25
Hi Lac Brome is my water :) from northern Abinake/Wabinake territory/Turtle Island - Eastern Townships, Quebec, Canada.
Mindy Leow
29:23
Hello friends, my two feet are currently planted in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. I work with an international team to promote and embed sustainability and stakeholder governance in business.
Chelsea Reid (she/they series)
29:46
Grand Rising from the ancestral lands of the Massachusett people and the transitional lands of the Mashpee Wampanoag and Nipmuc stewards
Kerry Vachta
30:03
thank you
Moira Faul
30:08
Thank you; Ndatenda for that beautiful song and welcome
Cassandra
30:12
Good morning everyone. I’m joining from Calgary, Alberta. Treaty 7 territory and Métis Nation Region 3
Ginger Fuata
30:15
Thank you, beautiful song
Jennifer Berman
30:23
Beautiful, thank you Terrellyn
Keiko Kuji-Shikatani (she/her)
30:42
I am Keiko Kuji-Shikatani, originally from Japan living in the beautiful traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. I also acknowledge that Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaties signed with multiple Mississaugas and Chippewa bands.
Anna Warrington
31:05
thank you, that was magic. I'm Anna, sat on Koli coastal land in Mumbai
Evangeline (she/her)
32:07
I am Evangeline Danseco, originally from the Philippines and calling Ottawa home today, the unceded unsurrendered territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabe people.
Dani DeBoice (she/her)
33:02
Hi everyone, I’m Dani DeBoice with the Suncor Energy Foundation, joining from the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, Canada including Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III. The traditional Blackfoot name of this place is “Mohkinstsis” which we now call Calgary.
Fasil Walelign Fentaye
33:15
Good Morning & Good Afternoon, all. I am Fasil Walelign from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Working at MERQ Consultancy and Wollo University. MERQ = Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Quality Improvement.
Tsitsi Maradze
33:49
Greetings from a warm Harare, Zimbabwe. Its Tsitsi Maradze
kathryn langstaff
38:38
Thank you for your beautiful song Terrellyn
Clare Hedin
45:03
I’d like to hear more about what Glenn was referring to when he mentioned inner dimensions - can someone do that for me, please? Many thanks, clare@clarehedin.com
Mindy Leow
46:09
I would love to hear more about the inner dimensions as well, with gratitude. Mindy@bcorporation.com.au
Nicky Bowman
51:21
How do we get involved more in work stream 13? And it’s 🌕🌖🌗🌘🌑🌒🌓🌔🌔🌕🌖🌖🌗🐢
Terrellyn Fearn
52:07
Nicky, we will momentarily inviting everyone in…you are most welcome into the Turtle Teaching lodge
Nicky Bowman
53:24
Anushiik
Andrealisa Belzer (she/elle)
59:18
Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed (2006) by Francis Westley, Brenda Zimmerman and Micheal Quinn Patton is SO GREAT… also was a milestone in the evaluation of Developmental Eval and eventual Blue Marble.
Moira Faul
01:01:00
Love that Niagara also translates as thundering water - in Zimbabwe Victoria Falls’ original name is Mosi oa Tunya: The Smoke that Thunders
Terrellyn Fearn
01:01:49
Link to Article: https://jabsc.org/index.php/jabsc/article/view/577
Nicky Bowman
01:04:14
Blown away! Where has this been in the systems and other western “scholarship”. HoWAH
Gillian Kranias
01:04:17
This is so exciting to hear your wisdom sharing Melanie, within this global forum. I have learned such important teachings from so may Indigenous knowledge keepers of Turtle Island, and with those who came to these lands (often refugees) still connected to their Indigenous, connected knowing. This is truly transformative to witness, as our francophone neighbours say "tisser les liens" (weaving relationships). Chi Miigwetch!
Terrellyn Fearn
01:04:23
Link to join: https://turtle-island-lodge.mn.co/share/Bj_QefZmcnZjBZqa?utm_source=manual
Chelsea Reid (she/they series)
01:06:02
Humbled by this invitation, thank you!
Katrina Donald (she/her)
01:07:59
Thank you Melanie for this presentation and this invitation. I look forward to joining the teaching lodge and exploring the mighty network. I must head out into another space now but hope I can catch up on Kim's presentation in a recording afterwards. Gratitude and best wishes.
Nicky Bowman
01:08:33
Anushiik for the presenting. Hearing so much language too was healing and beautiful
Althea Skinner (she/her)
01:08:35
Thank you so much, Melanie! Excited to engage.
Katharine McGowan
01:08:39
What an absolutely fantastic platform! This is amazing!
Marina Queirolo
01:08:52
Thank you so much. I’m honoured to learn about your work and the opportunities to participate
Tsitsi Maradze
01:09:01
Thank you Melanie for this powerful presentation
Sarah Parkinson
01:09:03
Thank you! This is incredibly exciting work!
Manon de Courten
01:09:18
Thank you so much for this warm invitation to join !
MishaLoeffler
01:09:25
Chi Miigwech, Melanie. This is an incredible opportunity for us relatives. Your work is incredibly inspiring.
COE-ELPS-Iatarola-03
01:09:28
Dino’s Bo’otik Melanie Thank you in Yucatec Maya
Moira Faul
01:10:39
Ndatenda, Melanie (thank you in Shona (NE Zimbabwe)
Scott Chaplowe
01:11:32
Melanie's presentation highlighted, among many things, the strategic use of data to underscore critical trends. Inspired, I looked up her statement on indigenous biodiversity stewardship: "Comprising less than 5% of the world's population, indigenous people protect 80% of global biodiversity." https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/can-indigenous-land-stewardship-protect-biodiversity-
Francisco Guachalla
01:16:09
wonderful presentation, we need today multidimensional lens to understand better what is going on with our mother earth today.
Andrealisa Belzer (she/elle)
01:16:38
For more on Two Eyed Seeing applied to Blue Marble Evaluation, see page 92 of the BME premises and principles book Chapter 9, and a 2019 award to Elder Albert offered with support from BME evaluators https://jabsc.org/index.php/jabsc/article/view/577
Gillian Kranias
01:17:36
Sad to have to leave this live gathering. Thank you again. I look forward to the recording and to future connections, as well as inviting one close Indigenous evaluator and friend. I am leaving with joy and thanks for your generosity!.
Liz Corey
01:25:50
so humbled to receive these teachings from you all and grateful for the wisdom being shared
Nicky Bowman
01:26:20
Yes Liz. Agreed! ♥️💛🖤🤍🔥
Anna Rebecca Lopez (she/they)
01:28:36
thank you so much! this is healing work. so grateful for this space. 🙏🏽
Althea Skinner (she/her)
01:29:30
Do you have an example of what a relational systems map may look like? Or is it more about indigenizing the concepts and process and don't they take a static form of a visual map the way that western systems maps do?
Nick Gilla (he/him)
01:29:38
"accountability"
Manon de Courten
01:31:24
Melanie, could you please say again which indigenous scholars talked about decolonizing projects?
Glenn Page
01:32:18
Linda Tuhiwai Smith was one of the people mentioned who wrote the seminal Decolonizing Methodologies
Crystal Luce (she, her, hers)
01:32:33
Thank you for a great presentation. It sounds like my child is needing me. Thank you again.
Manon de Courten
01:32:42
Thank you Glenn!
Keiko Kuji-Shikatani (she/her)
01:32:44
Miigwech, I am trying to learn the language of the land that I live on. As a Japanese person, who had the privilege to pass on my language and ways of being to my children and now to grandchildren, I have come to realise that I have not lived with my whole self in my professional life all these years. Your work is giving us who have given into the settler/colonialism western-centered to share my Indigenous way of knowing and being, as we are all part of nature and really train myself.
Francisco Guachalla
01:34:12
great Keiko, thanks for sharing your living experience, which is common with all of us as well. Greeting from La Paz.
Clinton
01:34:18
Keiko that is a lovely comment! Thank you!!
Nick Gilla (he/him)
01:36:09
To effect humility, could map elements contain representations of the sources of knowledge and levels of certitude about each element and relation?
Hannah Apricot
01:37:13
7Vortex is a wonderful biomimicry-based Eco-systems mapping system that was mentioned earlier. It is right inline with the ethics and design that would fit perfect fort these efforts.
Nicky Bowman
01:37:29
Can you talk about systems work in relation to nation to nation work? i.e. data sovereignty, policies, treaty rights, data science, citizen science, governance, creating an evidence base when Tribal nations work with non tribal partners? That’s where a lot of the power can be leveraged for good or harm. And I hope we someday can go beyond do no harm to being a Good Relative. Loving the artistry, language, poetry and oral teachings with our mapping. Dr Joseph Robertson is a Lakota data/citizen scientist I work with. I’ll be sure to intro him to Workstream 13
Francisco Guachalla
01:39:39
Thanks Clare for sharing your experience, very important for this new field of coordination in system ampping
Francisco Guachalla
01:39:44
mapping
Sarah Parkinson
01:40:22
I've been hearing a lot about 'social return on investment' approaches - they seem to be gaining prominence as an evaluation approach in some circles. I wonder what you think about these in relation to decolonizing evaluation?
Katharine McGowan
01:42:02
NIcky - very very powerfully said
Clare Hedin
01:42:21
I hope we can see the recording - will it be posted on the might networks site?
Melanie Goodchild
01:42:51
admin@turtleislandinstitute.ca for contacting the TII team please, miigwetch!
maypettigrew
01:43:10
Thank you - super seminar. I now have renewed hope for our planet and for evaluation in fulfilling that hope. ‘Look forward to the next super webinar!
Glenn Page
01:43:10
Yes, this will be available at the following website: https://bluemarbleeval.org/latest/relational-systems-thinking
Terrellyn Fearn
01:43:16
Clare, great idea.
Glenn Page
01:44:33
THANK YOU ALL so much for attending and participating and thank you to the presenters for the powerful wisdom! With endless gratitude!
Nick Gilla (he/him)
01:44:46
Thank you, all. This forum / workspace is exactly what our field needs, has always needed. Thank you. Thank you. I now have the beginnings of a framework in which to continue pollinating systems thinking without perpetuating settler colonialism.
Katharine McGowan
01:44:47
This speaks to the importance of inner transformation work, thank you Melanie and Terrreellyn and Kim and Sofia. This is really awe-insipring
Andrealisa Belzer (she/elle)
01:44:51
Francois Domaine is past president of CES and a fellow. He is a lawyer by background and a champion for sustainability evaluation.
Evangeline (she/her)
01:45:20
thanks so much for your wisdom and looking forward to coming dialogues
Andrealisa Belzer (she/elle)
01:45:30
*Dumaine
Tsitsi Maradze
01:45:30
Thanks all for the wisdom shared and new relationships starting to form…Mazvita, thank you!!
April N
01:45:41
Miigwetch for great presentations, food for thought, and discussion!
Kirsten, AdaptivePurpose
01:45:47
This has been wonderful! Thank you so much!
Manon de Courten
01:45:48
Powerful wisdom, yes! So enriching, all my gratitude. Looking forward to exploring paths.
COE-ELPS-Iatarola-03
01:45:55
Thank you for all your hard work. We are all connected.
Althea Skinner (she/her)
01:46:00
with gratitude
Arlene Hopkins
01:46:06
Thank you . . .
Leslie Eubanks
01:46:11
Thank you for your work and your sharing. Much gratitude.
Moira Faul
01:46:15
I will treasure the ember I am carrying away today. It will warm my weekend. Miigwetch.
MishaLoeffler
01:46:31
Chi Miigwech to all of you. I am so excited to share with some Indigenous researchers and evaluators I know located in Mni Sota.
Steinmetz, Jasia
01:46:47
Thank for sharing so much.
Francisco Guachalla
01:47:00
Thanks a lot for the worderful webinar with this topic new and most needed today of many problems, of inequalityl, violence, pandemic, etc. Great to have been here today.
Ginger Fuata
01:47:13
Mahalo for what you all do, much gratitu
Naomi Falkenburg (she/her)
01:47:24
This was so enriching, thank you. Very happy to have been a part of this today!
Dilata Ranadive
01:47:39
Thank you so much!
Stephen Maack (he/him)
01:48:03
Thank you. Merci. Danke.
Bob Petrulis
01:48:30
Thank you!
Rachel Phillips
01:48:52
Thank you - Diolch yn fawr!
Ginger Fuata
01:51:25
Mahalo piha, heartfelt gratitude\
Melanie Goodchild
01:51:25
Chi-miigwetch everyone for sitting in circle with us today. Baamaapii (see you)
Blue Marble Evaluation
01:51:38
Thank you everyone for being here.
Scott Chaplowe
01:51:44
Beautiful. Thank you.
Dani DeBoice (she/her)
01:51:45
Thank you Terrellyn
Smruti Patel
01:51:48
Tank you
Nicky Bowman
01:51:54
My spirit is so full! Anushiik and see ya soon
Kim van der Woerd
01:51:59
Halkas’la
April N
01:51:59
I feel good! Miigwetch. Mahalo.
Chelsea Reid (she/they series)
01:52:07
My soul has been fed, blessings to you all
Clare Hedin
01:52:18
it’s hard to leave!
Anne Snick
01:52:28
thank you for a magical experience
Andrealisa Belzer (she/elle)
01:52:33
Herzlichen Dank
kathryn langstaff
01:52:36
My ember is burning bright!