Our Last Day(s) of Class/Camping (LDOC) was a joint venture between our class and one led by University of Arizona’s Dr. Benjamin Wilder (Ben) and his class of Comcaac (Seri) students. Our mighty pangas (boats): ElContinue reading
Unlike the other students, I’ve been living in a homestay with one of the few woman fish buyers here in the 5000-person town of Kino, Sonora, Mexico. This blog post is an interview with Eva, my homestay mother, an amazing woman who has succeeded through hard work and skillful negotiation.
It’s safe to say the 2015 Community-Based Marine Conservation course in the Gulf of California was a success. Many lessons were learned, loads of wildlife spotted, dozens of fresh tortillas eaten, and new friends made. To wrap up, let’s look at the top ten takeaways from the adventure.
According to a 2012 article by National Geographic titled “Vanishing Languages,” a language dies every 14 days (http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/07/vanishing-languages/rymer-text). This article describes three of the world’s most endangered languages. One of these languages, Cmiique Iitom, isContinue reading