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Saturday, October 20 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
What We Can Learn from South Africa's Legendary White Lions
Some especially charismatic animals have often been viewed as archetypally important or linked to prophetic teachings by Indigenous cultures. This is true of the White Bison among some tribes on the Great Plains, British Columbia's "Spirit Bear" and South Africa's White Lions. World renowned conservationist Linda Tucker and leading lion ecologist Jason Turner, who together created the Global White Lion Protection Trust, will explain how this rare species has helped bring together cutting-edge modern ecology with Indigenous ancestral wisdom to help heal ecosystems and divides of race, tribe, gender and culture, reaching to the very origin of humankind's contract with Earth. They’ll also share what these extraordinary creatures can teach us about our own capacity for leadership.

Workshop Speakers
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Linda Tucker

Linda Tucker, a South Africa-based, world-renowned, award-winning conservationist, founder of the Global White Lion Protection Trust and the Linda Tucker Foundation, has dedicated her life to the protection of critically endangered white lions, among the world's most targeted trophy... Read More →
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Jason Turner

Jason A. Turner, MSc, a South Africa-based leading lion ecologist with over three decades' experience in wildlife conservation management and research, is Director of Ecology for the Global White Lion Protection Trust, which he established with Linda Tucker in 2002. He is Chairman... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Sausalito Room