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Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim smiling on stage


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Taylor Heagler

A World Indigenous People’s Initiative and Pavilion who has been at two United Nations Climate Change Conferences, Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is an incredible human and environmental rights advocate. An indigenous woman from Mbororo pastoralist community in Chad, Ibrahim became an expert in the adaptation of indigenous people in relation to climate change. Her work includes developing international workshops hosted in Chad focusing on both science and traditional knowledge, plus organizing indigenous peoples’ ability to negotiate at the Paris Agreement for climate change. Her native language is Fulfulde, but she also speaks Arabic, English, and French.

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