Teachings from the Land: Exploring Ancient Technologies in Modern Classrooms

Looking to the past to inform the future, explore the rich teachings of rocks and salmon in this part demonstration and part interactive session. You will learn about ancient technologies in the making of stone tools, fish skin leather and earth pigments while discovering their strong connections to curriculum and FPPL.

To Bring/Important Notes

If you wish to participate to the fullest, please bring:

2 rocks (minimum): 1 rounded, 1 flat, 1 rough, 1 smooth (choose 2 or more!)

2 sticks (minimum): Varying in diameter (1/2 cm, 1 cm, 2cm +)

Something that has been knitted or woven (can be small)


10:30 AM - 12:14 PM

This session is full.


  • Janey Chang Art + Ancestral Skills
    Janey Chang

    Janey Chang is an Ancestral Skills Educator and working with many indigenous communities teaching land based skills. Her primary focus is on fish skin leather, but also teaches traditional fire making, stone tools, natural dyes. She has delivered many Pro-D sessions for teachers around the province on outdoor and nature connection.