Entries by LivingLabAdmin

Reefnet Fishery

JOIN US for a Community Celebration highlighting the Reefnet Fishery – September 22, 2018   On August 9th, 2014, the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation went reef net fishing to reclaim a practice that the colonial government outlawed a hundred years ago. Nick Claxton (XEMŦOLTW̱), Tsawout community member and PhD. Candidate in UVic’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction has […]

A Day in the Sun on T’liches with Songhees Community and UVIC staff

Each year, Songhees Academic Youth Leadership goes to our islands to do some historical, biological and anthropological work with Songhees and UVIC experts.   Standing around an ancient longhouse foundation with Songhees youth, researchers and Songhees knowledge holders.  Morgan Black shared so much of what she’s learned in her studies. The youth greatly appreciated learning […]

CENQALES – Tribal School Cultural Day – June 20th, 2019

Living Lab participated in National Aboriginal Day – LAU WEL NEW Tribal School’s Cultural Day sponsored by PEPAKEN HAUTW who have been leading the Reefnet – willow restoration project.  Sharing a Clam Bar B Q – marine life tent with Earl Claxton Jr was Morgan Black, Living Lab Science Coordinator.  Many children, teachers, elders and […]

Living Lab Community of Practice: Team Day – Salish Sea, July 2019

On July 11th Living Lab team members Florence Dick and Darlene Joseph ( Songhees Nation) , Earl Claxton Jr,  Nick Claxton and Tiffany Joseph ( WSANEC) along with John Lutz (UVic History), John Taylor ( Biology), Judith Lyn Arney ( PEPAKEN HAUT’W)  and Maeve Lydon ( Staff)  had field trip / learning day out at […]

Living Lab Eco-Culture and Science Camp – July 2019

  Living Lab’s 2019 Eco-Culture and Science Camp was our first regional effort,  building on last year’s  2 day Songhees Academic Youth Leadership (SAYL) – UVic  Camp.  16 youth aged 11-18 from Songhees, WSANEC and other indigenous nations from across Canada – and who now live in Coast Salish territory – came together with a diverse […]