• Land / Field

    Much of my teaching and research is informed by the importance of land- and field-based engagement to the study of human relations with the rest of nature through time. Here are some examples of how land and field studies shape my work.

    Ganahghootr'onatan - Land Based Learning in Teetl’it Zheh

    This is a land-based learning project led by Adam Gaudry and Elaine Alexie with the community of Teetl'it Zheh (Fort McPherson), in the NWT. Our pilot program ran in July 2019 and is detailed in this community newsletter.

    Environmental history field trips

    I have organized environmental and Indigenous history field trips for undergraduate and graduate students to Banff and Jasper national parks since 2009. Heather Green wrote about our 2018 trip to Jasper for Activehistory.ca

    Outdoor Explorations

    I co-taught a 6-week field course in the Rockies that included hiking to Athabasca Pass and traverses on the Wapta Icefield.

    Repeat Photography in the Rocky Mountains and Foothills

    As part of my research on resource exploitation in the Rocky Mountains, I collaborated with the Mountain Legacy Project at the University of Victoria in rephotographing sites of historical industrial operations in the mountains and foothills.

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