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Appreciation vs. Appropriation

June 18, 2019, 2:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

PRESENTERS: Elyse Rylander, OUT There Adventures; Jaylyn Gough, Native Women’s Wilderness; CJ Goulding, Children and Nature Network; Jose Gonzalez, Latino Outdoors

DESCRIPTION: This session will unpack the topics of cultural appropriation, misrepresentation, and how it impacts our industry. After defining these concepts and outlining strategies for change, we walk participants through an activity that will exemplify cultural appropriation and misrepresentation of specific identities.