Indigenous Knowledge, Western Science, and their interaction: rich opportunity but caution to avoid harm is required

Indigenous Knowledge, Western Science, and their interaction: rich opportunity but caution to avoid harm is required

As Ecologists, we are interested in learning about organisms and their interactions, and who is better to learn from than those who so often have historical and contemporary connections to the lands and their living organisms for millennia?

Join us for a webinar examining the concept of Two-Eyed Seeing

Join us for a webinar examining the concept of Two-Eyed Seeing

In this week’s episode of Coastal Insights, join us as we visit with Albert Marshall, the creator of the two-eyed seeing concept, balancing Indigenous knowledge and contemporary science. We will also be joined by Indigenous fisheries scientist, Andrea Jane Reid, as we examine how this concept is being used today.

Converging knowledges to inform and empower conservation

Converging knowledges to inform and empower conservation

This past summer, I had the opportunity to travel aboard the Raincoast vessel Achiever with several other members of the ACS lab to participate in Koeye camp, a cultural revitalization and education program operated by the Heiltsuk First Nation’s QQS Projects Society. We were there to engage with the youth campers about the research conducted by…