1996 Delta Science Camp, at the Mouth of the Peel

1996 Delta Science Camp, at the Mouth of the Peel
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1996 Delta Science Camp at the Mouth of the Peel Poster
Kritsch, Ingrid and Alestine Andre
Published by Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute, 1996, 32' X 22'

This poster shows the activities of a 10-day traditional knowledge and western science camp held at the Mouth of the Peel village (Nagwichootshik) in September 1996.  The camp was designed and offered for high school credit by GSCI to senior high school students.  Elders instructed in the traditional use of plants, the oral history of the area and bush skills.  Instructors provided by the Gwich'in Renewable Resource Board, Gwich'in Interim Land Use Planning Board, and the Gwich'in Land and Water Board, ttaught about meteorology, and the physical geography, forest and aquatic ecology of the local area.