Indigenous Communities
Water
Participants
200
Hours
20
People Served
1,000

What is your wish for this project?

The Project 'Water: Sacred and Scarce' will involve a cultural exchange between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth using Skype in the classroom and other tech tools to empower students as leaders to protect water in their communities and homes.

How did it go?

The project will begin with researching local water issues with a visit to the local Credit River to collect test samples to be compared to our tap water. Each participating school was given an Elementary Water Drop Testing Kit funded by the Roots and Shoots grant we received, with which to test their tap water and local water source. Following testing, students will Skype with each other to share their findings. Finally, students will learn Indigneous 'Ways of Knowing' by Skyping w...read more