Place-based learning draws on interdisciplinary knowledge. This guide points to a growing collection of core resources that are taught in the introductory Salish Sea studies courses at Whatcom Community College and Western Washington University. Resources include videos, journal articles, books, websites, and podcasts.
Links are provided to resources that creators have made freely available online, including journal articles that are available through an open access license.
To access books or other resources with controlled access, check with your library. They may have a copy of a book in their collections or be able to acquire one. They may have subscriptions to journals that include the articles you need, or be able to acquire them.
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Flower, A. (2020). Salish Sea Atlas. Western Washington University.
Tucker, B. and R. Rose‐Redwood. (2015). Decolonizing the map? Toponymic politics and the rescaling of the Salish Sea. The Canadian Geographer, 59, 194-206.
Thrush, C. (2007). Native Seattle: Histories from the crossing-over place. University of Washington Press.
Telling stories about places for sustainability: A case study of the islands in the Salish Sea Community Mapping ProjectSparrow, V. (2006). “Telling stories about places for sustainability: A case study of the islands in the Salish Sea Community Mapping Project.” University of British Columbia.
Reid, J. (2015). The sea is my country: The maritime world of the Makahs. Yale University Press.
Poisoning the body to nourish the soul: Prioritising health risks and impacts in a Native American communityDonatuto, J., Satterfield, T. A., & Gregory, R. (2011). Poisoning the body to nourish the soul: Prioritising health risks and impacts in a Native American community. Health, Risk & Society, 13(2), 103-127.