Natural Curiosity 2021 Webinar Series: Embracing the Shift - Part 2: Stories From Yukon

Natural Curiosity 2021 Webinar Series: Embracing the Shift - Part 2: Stories From Yukon

Book authors: Doug Anderson, Julie Comay, Lorraine Chiarotto


World Rights
ISBN 978077272634X
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Author's bio

This is the second webinar of Natural Curiosity's 2021 series, Embracing the Shift, titled Stories from Yukon: A Whole School Approach to Natural Curiosity. In this webinar, extraordinary guests from Yukon Education share about their approaches to land-based learning, integrating local Indigenous perspectives into practice, and using Natural Curiosity 2nd Edition to support an ongoing journey towards connecting children to the land. We are so grateful to George Bahm, Jesse Jewell, and Denise McDiarmid for sharing their inspiring stories with the Natural Curiosity community.

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George Bahm is an experiential educator, facilitator, and consultant. George is of Inland Tlingit and German ancestry and is of the Raven Moiety and was born into the Raven Child Clan from Teslin Yukon. He has a deep connection to the land and works tirelessly championing for his language and culture. He spent two decades as a pilot flying bush and Medevac aircraft. He has also guided fly fishing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, rafting, and biking for a variety of companies in the Yukon, British Columbia, and internationally. He works for the Yukon Government Department of Education where he is the First Nations Experiential Advisor in the First Nations Initiatives division. He recently concluded a secondment at Yukon Native Language Centre where he worked as a Community Languages Coordinator. George is a board member of the First Nations Culture and Tourism Association and works part time for Yukon University as an Elder Coordinator. He also operates his family trap line, is part of a First Nations dance group, and is a Tlingit language learner.

Jesse Jewell lives, works and plays in the Yukon Territory on Traditional Territory of the Kwanlin Dun First Nation and Ta’an Kwach’an Council. Jesse serves the Yukon as an Experiential Education Curriculum Consultant and can be usually be found teaching and learning in the boreal forest with a class in tow. Learning through experience is vital which is why this Mark Twain quote is one of Jesse’s favs. “If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.”

Denise McDiarmid is Support Team teacher at Hidden Valley Elementary school in Yukon, which means she does Learning Assistance, Reading Recovering, Admin work, teacher coaching, professional development for staff, and whatever else is needed at the school. She has worked as an educational assistant, gr. 1 teacher, Kindergarten teacher, and a Curriculum Consultant for the ministry. She loves spending time with her family outdoors, whether it’s summer or winter!