Indigenous youth camp combines traditional Mi’kmaw knowledge with STEM – Global

Indigenous youth camp combines traditional Mi’kmaw knowledge with STEM – Global

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2022168 Views

August 16, 2022

Thirteen youth from Mi’kmaw communities have made their way to Bridgewater, N.S. to participate in a week-long education program aimed at connecting them with their culture — using science as the tool.

The Melkiknuawti land-based education program will be led by staff and outreach instructors from SuperNOVA at Dalhousie University and the Ulnooweg Education Centre. “Melkiknuawti” describes the Mi’kmaw idea of nature as a path of strength.

“Indigenous youth today sometimes are growing up very disconnected from their culture,” said program coordinator, Caitlin MacPhail.

Read More : https://globalnews.ca/news/9064305/indigenous-youth-traditional-knowledge-stem-mikmaw/

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