Event Title

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

Presentation Abstract

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.

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

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Language

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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.