Views of the Salish Sea: 150 Years of Change around the Strait of Georgia

  • Howard Stewart, author
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Tuesday, March 13, 5-6:30 pm, with reception to follow
    in the series
    Green College Special Lecture
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  • This talk, based on the speaker’s recent book, looks at rapidly changing relations between humans and the rest of nature on and around the Strait of Georgia. Beginning with British colonization in the mid-19th century, it traces change thematically. The themes are the movement of people and goods on the sea, dispossession of the sea’s Indigenous people, the sea’s once robust resource industries, waste dumping in the sea, and the sea as recreation space. In the end we come to see the many ways in which these five stories are interwoven.

    More detail about the book can be found at: www.harbourpublishing.com/title/ViewsoftheSalishSea
     
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March 13th, 2018 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
6201 Cecil Green Park Road
Piano Lounge
Vancouver, BC V6T1Z1
Canada
Phone: 604-822-8660
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