How to develop a community-wide strategy to nurture environmental stewardship in children and teens
Posts tagged ‘indigenous knowledge’
This activity introduces grades 5-12 students to the technical sophistication of west coast Native peoples. Students are asked to design a shell-harvesting device and then compare it with the design used by one First Nation/tribe more than a century ago to harvest a special shellfish that lives 70 feet below the surface.
A multidisciplinary outdoor habitat study for grades 3-6. Native elders help students develop new perspectives on nature, learn about medicine wheels, and use their new knowledge to create a habitat wheel
An examination of how the objectification of nature in Western storytelling can promote negative attitudes towards nature, and how Native people’s stories can provide a counterbalance