Engineering and Sustainability in First Nations Fish Harvesting Traditions
Friday, October 22, 2021
Betty Wilson (Tla'amin Nation), Laura Gutierrez Funderburk (Cybera), Cedric Chauve (Simon Fraser University), Alex Sutcliff (Tla'amin Nation), Byron Chue (Cybera), and Veselin Jungic Math Catcher Program) held a panel at the Classrooms to Communities (C2C) 2021 Provincial Conference. The title of their panel was "Engineering and Sustainability in First Nations Fish Harvesting Traditions."
Join to learn about the mathematics behind Coast Salish fish traps. This session contains a panel and a hands-on component. In the panel, you'll learn about the history behind the Tla'amin Nation's fish trapping practices. You’ll then explore code-based resources modelling traps and the impact of greedy harvesting on fish.