Engineering and Sustainability in First Nations Fish Harvesting Traditions

  • Date: 10/22/2021
Speaker(s):
Cedric Chauve, SFU. Professor of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University. Ochele Wilson, School teacher (retired). Tla’amin community member. Laura Funderburk, Cybera, SFU. Callysto data scientist. Veselin Jungic, Cybera, SFU. Canadian mathematician and educator at SFU. Math Catcher program coordinator.
Location: 

Online

Description: 

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.

 

Presenters: 

 

  • Cedric Chauve, SFU. Professor of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University.
  • Ochele Wilson, School teacher (retired). Tla’amin community member. 
  • Laura Funderburk, Cybera, SFU. Callysto data scientist.
  • Veselin Jungic, Cybera, SFU. Canadian mathematician and educator at SFU. Math Catcher program coordinator.

 

 

This event is part of the Classrooms to Communities (C2C) 2021 Provincial Conference. Registration is required to participate.