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Splatsin First Nation – Douglas College Field School

My students and I will be blogging about our field school experiences at the Field School Blog between May 1 and June 23, 2011. Follow us on Twitter too (#dcfieldschool). Sphere: Related Content

Splatsin-Douglas College Field School

Since I lasted posted about the field school I am putting together, I’ve made two trips out to the indigenous host community. Last week, I participated in a information meeting in which community members were introduced to the idea of having students living on their reserve next summer. The assembled group – small but supportive […]

Setting Up a Field School

Ever since I participated as a UBC student in an ethnographic field school in 1994, I’ve wanted to be involved in such a project again. I always hoped that my involvement would be as an instructor. Now, with the encouragement of a First Nation in the BC interior and the strong support of my college, […]

Renewing FieldNotes

Right: Klappan Mountain, northwestern, BC (Aug 2009) After a year away from blogging, I am ready to start again. I want to continue blogging about aboriginal rights and issues in British Columbia. But, I also want to blog about two specific topics: 1) I am starting research and writing related to the reader comments on […]