American Indian Studies—Canada: Standing Together – Tribal Canoe Journey Field Study

The application deadline has been extended to March 15.

 

American Indian Studies—Canada: Standing Together – Tribal Canoe Journey Field Study

 

DEPARTMENT OF AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES

STUDY ABROAD—SUMMER B-TERM

CREDITS: 10 UW CREDITS

INSTRUCTORS: DR. CHARLOTTE COTE & CYNTHIA UPDEGRAVE

TA: JESSICA HERNANDEZ

 

Summer 2017, the We Wai Kai and Wei Wai Kum Nations are inviting all canoe families, friends, relatives and visitors to their territories in British Columbia on the Straights of Georgia at Cape Mudge and Campbell River. As a program, we will follow the canoes north from Washington, through the San Juan Islands, stopping to be hosted each night by a different community, and join the five day celebration along the shores of Discovery Passage from August 5-10th. We will travel to Nuu-chah-nulth lands, to the Tse-shaht First Nation to participate in traditional food gathering activities, and then Opitsaht—a community of the Tla-o-qui-aht people, located at the SW end of Meares Island in Clayoquot Sound.

Apply: http://www.washington.edu/studyabroad/

Program Cost: $3,500

**Study Abroad scholarships and financial aid available from study abroad office.

Limited spaces are available—Apply ASAP!

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