• Invited participants, International Science Council’s Working Group on Science and Indigenous Knowledge. East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawai’i, 26-27 May 2001.
  • Invited participants, Working Group on Indigenous Peoples and Intellectual Property Rights, summit meeting “Building Bridges with Traditional Knowledge II”. Honolulu, Hawai’i, 28 May-1 June 2001.
  • Presenters (with WWF), lecture “Cultural and Biological Diversity: Indigenous and Traditional Peoples in the World’s Ecoregions”. Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., 8 June 2001.
  • Co-organizers (with Northern Arizona University), practitioners’ retreat “Bridging Ecological Restoration and Language Revitalization Efforts in Native American Communities”. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, 17-18 June 2001.
  • Advisors, National Geographic Magazine. Issue 200(3), September 2001, Earth Pulse map of vanishing languages.
  • Invited participants, 2nd Technical Design Workshop, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Cape Town, South Africa, 8-11 October 2001.
  • Keynote talk (by L. Maffi) “Facing the language endangerment crisis in the 21st century: Where are we now?” . 2nd International Conference on Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim. Kyoto, Japan, 30 November-2 December 2001.
  • On Biocultural Diversity: linking language, knowledge, and the environment. Publication: On Biocultural Diversity: Linking Language, Knowledge and the Environment, L. Maffi (ed.). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. On Biocultural Diversity brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the social and natural sciences as well as cultural advocates, human rights specialists, and indigenous experts to discuss the ways in which the losses of biological, ...

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