Event Title

Our Island Relatives

Presentation Abstract

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.

Session Title

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

Conference Track

Food and Food Security

Conference Name

Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference (2016 : Vancouver, B.C.)

Document Type

Event

Location

2016SSEC

Type of Presentation

Oral

Contributing Repository

Digital content made available by University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Rights

This resource is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. For more information about rights or obtaining copies of this resource, please contact University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225-9103, USA (360-650-7534; heritage.resources@wwu.edu) and refer to the collection name and identifier. Any materials cited must be attributed to the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference Records, University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Type

Text

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS
 

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.