Tribes & Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Perspectives: Educating as if Survival Matters

Educating as if Survival Matters Nancy M Trautmann Michael P Gilmore BioScience, Volume 68, Issue 5, 1 May 2018, Pages 324–326, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biy026 Published: 22 March 2018 ver the past 40 years, environmental educators through­out the world have...

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Exploring Culture and Environment – Pt 1

    Canoes and other forms of human powered watercraft have been utilized by human beings all around the world since time immemorial. For this reason, the study of canoes can serve as a gateway to analyze, compare and learn from the world’s cultures and the...

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Exploring Culture and Environment – Pt 2

This article is a story of how fourth-grade students in Moscow, Idaho studied the confluence of cultures throughout Idaho’s history by building a canoe, hand-carving paddles, and actively participating in the resurgence of the traditional canoe throughout the Pacific...

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Ear to the Ground

Native Voices: Reclaiming a Culture through the Traditional Canoe Interview with Gary Dorr (In conjunction with  Blooming Culture: The Canoe as a Vessel for Exploring Cultures) Gary Dorr is a member of the Nez Perce Tribe and Chairman of The River Warrior Society....

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Suquamish Basket Marsh: Creating a Living Library

Traditional Ecological Knowledge The Suquamish Basket Marsh: Creating a Living Library An Outdoor Environmental Learning Classroom for the students of Suquamish Elementary School By Melinda West There is a Salish legend passed down by the First Peoples of the Pacific...

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Coastal Margin Science and Education

CMOP: The Best Environmental Education Program You've (Probably) Never Heard About . . Coastal Margin Science and Education in the Era of Collaboratories by Vanessa L. Green, Nievita Bueno Watts, Karen Wegner, Michael Thompson, Amy F. Johnson, Tawnya D. Peterson and...

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Students on the Road for Science

Students on the Road for Science For two weeks in July, seven Heritage University students and 11 high school students from White Swan and Yakima traveled more than 2,000 miles for a class that was one part field experience and one part cultural exchange. The course,...

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The Power of One

  The Power of One by Michael J. Caduto You must be the change you wish to see in the world. —    Mahatma Gandhi   bout five years ago I started to plan for a new book for children, parents and teachers about global climate change. I soon found that there...

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Indigenous Response to Global Climate Change

  isdom of the Elders is developing a summer field science camp focused on environmental and climate change issues, and career pathway planning in STEM fields. The Wisdom Project is a youth leadership initiative for Native and low-income youth in the greater...

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Learning about waterways and First Nation ways

by Sarah E. Smith from A Newsletter of the Salish Coastal Gathering An innovative education program is introducing Squamish First Nation kids and their non-Native classmates to the richness of plant and animal life along the waterways of their lush corner of Coast...

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Connecting Kids and Caribou

Connecting Kids and Caribou by Sue Steinacher, Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game Teenagers can be a tough audience to impress. The students from northwestern Alaska let it be known they'd seen plenty of caribou, and had been riding in boats and camping all their lives. So...

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