Proposed Abstract Title

Our Island Relatives

Presenter/Author Information

Skye Augustine, STOLCEL ?Follow

Type of Presentation

Oral

Session Title

Strengthening Connections to Place in Changing Times: Clam Garden Knowledge, Research, and Stories

Location

2016SSEC

Description

STOLȻEȽ (John Elliott) & W̱SÁNEĆ Clam Garden Traditional Knowledge Working Group This session will feature a W̱SÁNEĆ elder and knowledge holder who will speak about our Island relatives and the importance of language to who we are. Language connects what we believe about the islands, what we believe about clams, and what we believe about all the fishes in our territory. This session will include stories and describe our sacred connections to land through language, beliefs, laws and how it relates to aboriginal rights and title and treaty rights.

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Our Island Relatives

2016SSEC

STOLȻEȽ (John Elliott) & W̱SÁNEĆ Clam Garden Traditional Knowledge Working Group This session will feature a W̱SÁNEĆ elder and knowledge holder who will speak about our Island relatives and the importance of language to who we are. Language connects what we believe about the islands, what we believe about clams, and what we believe about all the fishes in our territory. This session will include stories and describe our sacred connections to land through language, beliefs, laws and how it relates to aboriginal rights and title and treaty rights.