Category: 3rd quarter 2014

Student Melissa Watkinson Published in Policy Journal 2014, UWB

Congratulations to IWRI Student Assistant Melissa Watkinson, whose paper, “Vulnerable Populations in Climate Crises: Preparedness and Protection through Local Policies,” was published in the UWB Policy Journal 2014: A Cross-Disciplinary Collection of Student Research & Analysis, published by the University

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Book Review – Indigenous Languages

Vanishing Languages: The Extinction of the World’s Languages. By Daniel Nettle & Suzanne Romaine. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World’s Most Endangered Languages. By K. David Harrison. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic,

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Native Youth Enrichment Program (NYEP) 2014

The mission of the Native Youth Enrichment Program’s summer institute is to bring together a cadre of American Indian & Alaska Native elementary and middle school students to explore institutional as well as traditional pathways to health and wellness. The

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Glenda Breiler on Canoe Journey 2014

The Heiltsuk Nation of Bella Bella, British Columbia, invited indigenous peoples for the Qatuwas “people gathering together” Festival in Bella Bella. The majority were Pacific Northwest tribal members from Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska; but there were teams of

Posted in 3rd quarter 2014, Past Stories