Welcome to Huxley College's Environmental Education Graduate journal, Summit to Salish Sea: Inquiries and Essays. This publication is designed to celebrate the work of an unusual and exciting Masters of Environmental Education program hosted by Western Washington University's Huxley College of the Environment and North Cascades Institute. The articles within this journal represent final capstone presentations which are delivered at the end of the graduate students program. They are separated into two submission styles: speeches and articles. Some of the submissions are enriched with multimedia, including audio, video, and photography.

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Current Volume: Volume 3 (2018) Cohort 15

C15 - The Wave

Welcome to the third issue of Huxley College's graduate journal, Summit to Salish Sea: Inquiries and Essays which includes the capstone presentations (or paper submissions) of Cohort 15, The Wave, of the M.Ed. Graduate Students who live for one year within the North Cascades National Park at the North Cascades Institute. This cohort's collection of students' capstones represents an exploratory examination of identity, social justice, and ancestry in relation to environmental education. These include discussions, performances, activities, singing Russian opera, and time-travel. Enjoy the diversity of ideas presented in this volume. Feminism in environmental education, the power of music as a teaching tool, and learning through lifelong teachers are only some of the topics covered.




Sasha Savoian


Truth Grounding Education
Zachary Lundgren


being, fxminist
Aly Gourd

Nicholas Stanger, PhD, WWU
Assistant Editors
Gene Myers, PhD, WWU
Joshua Porter, M.S., NCI
Joy Beauchamp, M.A.