Indigenous Land Caring & Practices
This class will focus on Indigenous relationships with and practices of caring for the land and focus on the Indigenous people of San Luis Obispo County and Region, the yak titʸu titʸu yak tiłhini, Northern Chumash tribe. These land management practices include agriculture and irrigation methods, cultural burning and beyond that date back time immemorial. Community members will plant and take home a three sisters garden – made of heirloom squash, corn and beans.
DATES: 1 Saturday: April 15, 2023
TIME: 9:00am - 12:00pm
FEE: $35 (includes materials)
LOCATION: 75 Acres Field Hut, 3535 Education Drive
MODE OF DELIVERY: In-Person
INSTRUCTOR: Becca Lucas
QUESTIONS: Contact Shelly Ingram firstname.lastname@example.org or 628-888-4012
|Meet the instructor|
Becca Lucas received her M.S. in Agriculture Food and Environment and M.A. in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University and her B.A. in Sociology and Italian from University of California, Davis. A Tribal Member of the yak titʸu titʸu yak tiłhini, Northern Chumash tribe, Becca has spent the past several years working in climate change and agriculture policy advocacy, urban farming, and farm to school as well as teaching cooking classes and indigenous land management at Cal Poly University.