Winter Quarter

Winter Quarter

The Salish Sea Map: How Cartography Contributed to the Adoption of the Name Salish Sea

The Salish Sea & Surrounding Basin - Stefan Freelan, 2009

Archived video recording of this talk.

Cartographer and geographer Stefan Freelan will discuss the process of the “Salish Sea” becoming recognized as an official name and the role that his map, The Salish Sea and Surrounding Basin, played in this process. 

“Our Hands Are Out”: Building Partnerships for the Future by Remembering the Past

Archived video of this talk

Who were we? Who are we now? How we will preserve our culture and our natural recourses.  A brief history of the Northwest Indian Fish Commission and the Tribes of the Salish Sea.

Research and Learning Across the Borders in the Salish Sea

What are the social, economic, and environmental impacts of our region’s borders? How is the future of the Salish Sea shaped by our past and current relationships and policies? Why is it important to learn about and from where we are?

For Winter Quarter, 2019, the Huxley Speaker Series and the Salish Sea Institute will be present a series of talks focused on the Salish Sea. This will be the first talk in the series.

Solutions for the International Waters of the Salish Sea

A conversation between Mindy Roberts and Christianne Wilhelmson discussing challenges and solutions for the international waters of the Salish Sea.

 

The Winter, 2019 Huxley Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Huxley College of the Environment and WWU's Salish Sea Institute, presenting a 10-week series on issues facing the Salish Sea.

 

Wild Contagious Hope

On World Ocean's Day, June 8 2014, Elin co-launched a twitter tag called #OceanOptimism. To her surprise, it went viral, engaging more than 90 million users with marine conservation successes to date. #Ocean Optimism is a harbinger of a collective hunger for hope.

Lynda Mapes (Environmental Journalist, Seattle Times)

 

The Winter, 2019 Huxley Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Huxley College of the Environment and WWU's Salish Sea Institute, presenting a 10-week series on issues facing the Salish Sea.

 

Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project

"According to the First Nations Development Institute, food sovereignty is defined as 'the inherent right of a community to identify their own food system.' This means that as a community we have the power to choose the food on our table."

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