Ideafest 2020

The land is our classroom

The land is our classroom

Indigenous professors Sarah Wright Cardinal and Nick Claxton present on education and wellness projects involving Coast Salish and Nuu-chah-nulth communities. The Living Lab Project connects people to land and each other to support youth and eco-cultural learning. Hear the stories of youth who participated in a six-month cultural resurgence project culminating in the Tribal Journeys canoe journey. Members from Songhees, W̱SÁNEĆ and Pacheedaht nations will share gifts of learning from the land.

Presenters: Nick Claxton, Sarah Wright Cardinal (School of Child and Youth Care) and members of the W̱SÁNEĆ, Songhees and Pacheedaht Nations

Event includes an opening from Pacheedaht singers and dancers.

Organized by: Human and Social Development Research Centre

All events are free, registration is not required unless otherwise stated.