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Bridging the gap: A collaborative inquiry into the experience of cross-cultural environmental initiatives

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2010

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Williams, Jennifer Marie, 2010, Bridging the gap: A collaborative inquiry into the experience of cross-cultural environmental initiatives: Royal Roads University (Canada).

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The history of colonial settlement and the resulting inequality between First Nations and Euro-Canadian populations in British Columbia, Canada, has cultivated an "us" and "them" mentality that fosters and perpetuates mistrust, misunderstandings, and deeply rooted stereotypes. However, currently there is a desire and necessity for collaboration between these two populations in environmental initiatives. This is a collaborative study that uses an ethnographic lens and decolonizing methodologies to engage individuals with a First Nations background and those with a Euro-Canadian background as co-researchers and explores their ecological identities and personal experiences working on cross-cultural environmental initiatives in British [...]

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