Project updates – what we’ve been up to!

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Welcome to Project Reclaim!

Project Respect is partnering with Beangka Elliott and the Tsartlip community to initiate a youth led land restoration project that will focus on public spaces in Tsartlip. Together Beangka, Graham and myself will work on invasive species removal, garbage removal, native plant restoration, plant identification, plant propagation and native plant harvesting. We will also have the…

Addie

Addie

Addie is 20 years of age, she is from the traditional territory of WSANEC. She has previous experience working with the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre as part of their youth led Food Justice project, and is now working with a new youth led project in the Tsartlip community called “Project Reclaim”. She is very community…

A collaborative poem created by youth at the Rooted In Community Summit.
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A collaborative poem created by youth at the Rooted In Community Summit.

Sage and I facilitated a Food Justice workshop during our time spent in Olympia Washington for the 2016 Rooted In Community Summit. Part of our workshop included asking the youth (who were from all parts of America)  to describe their roots and to write it down on a piece of paper. After this was completed…

Welcome back, Sage!

Hadih, Sage Lacerte Sahdnee! Hello, My name is Sage Lacerte! I prefer to be addressed as she and/or her, or simply by my name! My family is from the Carrier territory in North Central British Columbia, but I was raised by my big beautiful family in “Victoria”, BC, on the Lekwungen and WSANEC lands. Two…

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What the Project Respect team has been up to this week! by Addie.

This week has been full of adventure and brainstorming. Getting to know Kim, Rebecca and Sage has been a delight. In the beginning of the week we attended a “Youth and Food Security” event at the Quadra Village Community Centre where we had the chance to explore our own ideas and share them with others…