Type of Presentation

Oral

Session Title

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

Description

The six-year joint project between Parks Canada and WSANEC and Hul’q’umi’num Nations to restore and manage beaches will be introduced. This project experimentally restores clam gardens and revitalizes First Nations' cultural practices in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. These clam gardens are becoming a nexus of rediscovery and learning and are bringing together people of all ages, from different Nations, professions and disciplines.

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Listening to the Sea: Clam Garden Restoration in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

2016SSEC

The six-year joint project between Parks Canada and WSANEC and Hul’q’umi’num Nations to restore and manage beaches will be introduced. This project experimentally restores clam gardens and revitalizes First Nations' cultural practices in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. These clam gardens are becoming a nexus of rediscovery and learning and are bringing together people of all ages, from different Nations, professions and disciplines.