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Location: Hakai Luxvbalis Conservancy, British Columbia, Canada
Season Dates: June 3, 2013 - July 20, 2013
Application Deadline: April 12, 2013
Affiliation: University of Northern British Columbia
Project Director: Farid Rahemtulla, UNBC
With support from the Hakai Beach Institute, this 15-credit (full semester) field school takes place in the spectacular Hakai Area, an ancestral homeland of the Heiltsuk and Wuikinuvx Nations on the central coast of British Columbia. The region has a rich Aboriginal history that spans at least 10,000 years and includes some of the earliest known archaeological sites in British Columbia. This is also one of the most scenic places in the world, with plentiful marine and terrestrial wildlife and rugged coastlines, also renowned for its world class fishing opportunities. It is not unusual for field school participants to see wildlife such as humpback whales, orcas (killer whales), dolphins, black and grizzly bears, deer, eagles and much more.
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Room and Board Arrangements
Camping during the first two weeks, built environment thereafter
Name of institution offering credit: University of Northern British Columbia
Number of credits offered: 15
Tuition: Please see website
Dept. of Anthropology, UNBC, 3333 University Way
Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9