Place-based Learning in Huu-Ay-Aht Territories
(2 weeks; July 21 - August 1)
Instructor: Dr. Tracy L. Friedel, Nehiyaw-Métis (EDCP, UBC)

In the context of this rich history and present, this two - week course offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to deeply engage with the theory and practice of place - based learning. The course is structured around foundational questions, such as, “What is the relationship between land, water, history, and contemporary revitalization efforts in the region?". Through incorporating forms of experiential learning and student field projects, the course aims to enhance students’ understanding of the social, cultural, political, economic, and recreational significance of coastal eco-places for local communities