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People of the Skeena Field School

Overview 

Immerse yourself in the rich and amazing Gitxsan culture and history while learning the preparation of smoked salmon and weaving of cedar in an outdoor classroom.

The People of the Skeena Field School will take place in the Terrace area where you will visit the Gitxsan Eagle Clan’s fishing site of Guxts’eliksit. At this Language Preservation and Culture Camp, students will be hosted by Skaỳan (Anita Davis), Hereditary Chief/Matriarch, and other Eagle Chiefs/Elders.

Course | 3 credits:

  • ANTH 270 - Traditional Knowledge in Practice

For more information about the People of the Skeena Field School, please contact the instructor:

Sheree Ronaasen
Email: sronaasen@nwcc.bc.ca
Phone: 250.635.6511 Ext: 5235

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Admission Requirements 
  • Successful admission to the University Credit Program
  • Meet all individual course pre-requisites
  • Permission of the Instructor

Visit the Field School Registration page for information on how to apply.

Dates and Locations 

August 7-14, 2018

  • Gitxsan Territory along the Ksyen (Skeena) River
  • Guxts’eliksit Language & Culture Camp
  • Terrace campus

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