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Category: 2022-2023 Speakers

Michael Robinson – “My life in applied anthropology”

by David Bedry, 19 Jan 2023. Our January speaker Michael Robinson, an Order of Canada recipient, spoke about his work with indigenous peoples and Metis of Fort MacKay affected by the mining and refining of the Fort McMurray tar sands. To recognize the importance of the land to the people living off it Micheal worked … Continue reading Michael Robinson – “My life in applied anthropology”

Neil Hughes & Pierre Geoffray – “Birding Belize”

by Andrew Bryant, 15 Sep 2022. We had a treat for our first meeting of the 2022-23 Invited Speakers season.  Neil Hughes teamed up with Pierre Geoffray to revisit their recent birding adventures in Belize – and what adventures they had! Belize is a small country (about 73% of the size of Vancouver Island) but … Continue reading Neil Hughes & Pierre Geoffray – “Birding Belize”