Kirsten Johnson

Native Culture Integrator

Kirsten Johnson, an Ojibwe resident of Minnesota, enriches the TEDxMinneapolis stage with her deep connection to the ways we use our intuitive knowledge. Through her experience navigating the two-eyed seeing approach, she highlights the value that Native American community knowledge brings offering a powerful narrative of how it can be expanded into different applications . Kirsten Johnson’s talk will highlight the potential for collaboration between traditional and indigenous research methods to address complexities that current research methods do not adequately interrogate. As a passionate advocate for indigenous rights and environmental stewardship, she inspires global audiences to embrace diversity and foster inclusivity through sharing her compelling vision for a world where intuition-based outcomes are incorporated in our science-based research.