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Dr. Peter Ross and research technician, Neil Dangerfield, boat back to the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney after the conference. They continue to measure environmental contaminants in the ocean and its creatures, with the overall aim of working with ...
These are some of the people who were nominated as Traditional Food Champions by their communities and honoured for all of the work that they do with traditional foods! Gilakasla to all of you!
Grade 3/4 class from Quadra Elementary School loved participating!
Traditional Foods Fear Factor provided lots of entertainment for the crowd! In the preliminary rounds, people were challenged to eat sea urchins, octopus and cockles. The final round was downright nasty! A chunky, blended meal of McDonald's burger, fries ...
The two pits are opened for the feast! Vegetables in one, and seafood in the other. Gilakasla!
Pollution is an important concern in the ocean. Understanding where pollutants come from, and where they end up in the environment, is the key to protecting traditional seafoods. By combining traditional knowledge and science, we can help ensure that trad ...
Abe Lloyd demostrated the use of a bentwood box for cooking. Taneesha Thomas from Campbell River helped add red hot rocks to the water in the bentwood box.
Melody Charlie shared her story about her husband, Evan Touchie. Please watch the video that she has created. Thank you so much Melody for sharing such a heartfelt story. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_Dso5579L8&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Shawn "Sugar" Decaire and Sandy "Salmon Sandwich" George prepare the second pit to cook the seafood. Manilla clams and oysters are placed on top of salal, covered with skunk cabbage leaves and then sand. They are left to cook for 30 minutes. In one photo, ...
Joan Morris (Songhees) teaches everyone how to bake scow bread over the fire. She learned the recipe from her great-grandmother. Delicious!
"Pulling together" canoe journey
Niko Rampanem helps the film crew from Down 2 Earth. The conference will be featured in one of the season 2 episodes and will likely air in June 2012. Check out their website at www.getdown2earth.com or follow them on Facebook or Twitter @down2earthTV
Sandy and Erik try raw oysters for the first time. "They're not that bad!"
BBQ Salmon and salmon In the smokehouse. Thank you Tom Wilson!
Chief Ralph Dick welcomes two hundred people as they arrive for the beginning of Day Two of the 4th Indigenous Foods Conference.