• Peninsula Pursuits

Would you like to know more about the interests of the people who live and work in your community? This series of stimulating lectures will introduce you to a variety of topics. Register for a single session or receive a discounted fee if you sign up for all three sessions.

 

If you wish to receive the UVic on the Peninsula flyer that is mailed out each August and December, please call 250-721-7797 or email prandall@uvic.ca.

Refund Policy

A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from a course prior to the course start date. For courses with more than one class, a refund, less a minimum $15 administrative fee may be issued if you withdraw prior to the second class. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card.

Sessions

A Heiltsuk First Nation Village on Triquet Island (at Mary Winspear Centre)

This presentation provides a stratigraphic chronology of the site and describes how our results couple with Heiltsuk First Nation’s rich oral traditions and system of prerogatives, to explore and build on the notion of “persistent places” and to gain a more thorough understanding of human exploitation of the region from the early Holocene until the present day.
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Making Poverty: A Short History of Government On-Reserve Housing Programs (at Mary Winspear Centre)

Based on research from her PhD dissertation, your speaker will discuss the failed housing system on reserves across the country between the 1930s and 1990s.
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The Timeline of John Dean Park (at Mary Winspear Centre)

In this session your speaker will share the secrets of: the Mount Newton/ȽÁU, WELṈEW̱ legends; the first peninsula survey of 1852; the 33 years John Dean spent at his cabin and the 1921 park donation; the 1936-39 park development era; the emergence of today’s BC Parks; and how young people today connect with and cherish this amazing place.
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