Cultural Watershed

The Cultural Watershed activity is designed to bridge and align personal identity and landscape through reflection, art and dialogue.  After introducing students to the concept of a watershed, the watercycle and the “factors of diversity” that shape their identities, they are invited to sketch an imaginary watershed mural that includes as many forms of water […]

The Cultural Ecotone Walk

The Cultural Ecotone Walk was originally developed in the San Francisco Bay area with the help of middle and high school students. The ecological concept of an ecotone was applied to culturally distinct neighborhoods and used to explore the physical and cultural boundaries of the neighborhoods. In San Francisco we explored the Chinatown and North […]

The Return

Source: Native Tradition, Environment And Community Health (TEACH) Project of the Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health (CEEH) and the Northwest Indian College (NWIC), University of Washington, 2013 “The Return” is an illustrated story and discussion guide, with templates for participants to tell their story.  Visit the Native TEACH page at CEEH for additional related resources.

Journal of Ecology Culture and Community, Volume 2 Summer 1999

 Inside this issue… Building a More Inclusive Environmental Movement What the Tule House Has to Teach Us Environmental Justice Curricula Program Profile: San Francisco League of Urban Gardeners Educator Profile: Ernesto Galarza Problem-Posing Dialogue: A Process for Multicultural Environmental Education?     Click HERE to download a pdf ( 6.4 MB file)

Race Poverty and Environment, Volume 6, Issue 2&3, Winter 1996

A journal for social and environmental justice Click HERE to download a pdf ( 20.5 MB file) This joint publication with Urban Habitat includes: Theory Editor’s Notes by Running-Grass Making Multicultural Environmental Education a Reality by Dorceta E. Taylor Environment: Where We Live, Work, Play and Learn by Charles Lee Instrumental Values of Destruction by Bunyan […]

Journal of Multicultural Environmental Education, Volume 1, Issue 3, Winter 1994

This issue outlines a framework for Multicultural Environmental Education. Other articles include: Strybing Arboretum Society Initiates Ethnobotany Project Organizational Profile: Appalachian Mountain Club Invites Discussion about Diversity Program Profile: The Earth Bridge Project:  A Pre-College Intercultural Environmental Leadership Program Program Profile: the Underground Railroad Parker School a Magnet in Environmental Science San Francisco Foundation Publishes […]