Over the years I’ve come to enjoy public speaking. It was a great honour to speak in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at UBC recently. You can watch that presentation here: https://mediasitemob1.mediagroup.ubc.ca/Mediasite/Play/a91ea69f70d741e8b0c935260d00c9ef1d

CONFERENCE ACTIVITY

Presentations

2017        Ancient Mariculture in British Columbia: Documenting the Past for the Future, Part 2. Presentation at the Society of Ethnobiology Conference, Montreal, QC, May 10-13, 2017 (N. Smith, S. Augustine, K. Holmes, D. Lepofsky, C. Neudorf, M. Puckett, C. Roberts, K. Rowell, A. Salomon, N. Salter, G. Toniello, L. Wilson)

2017        Living Archaeological sites: Restoring ancient mariculture features in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Presentation at the Canadian Archaeological Association Conference, Ottawa, ON, May 10-13, 2017 (N. Smith, S. Augustine, K. Forbes, N. Cardinal, B. Perry (presenter).

2017        Clam Gardens: Ancient and Living Landscapes in the Salish Sea. Presentation at the Society for American Archaeology Conference, Vancouver, BC, March 29 – April 2, 2017 (N. Smith, S. Augustine, K. Holmes, D. Lepofsky, C. Neudorf, C. Roberts, G. Toniello, L. Wilson).

2016        My story about clam gardens. Presentation at the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference, April 14, 2016 (N. Smith).

2015        The archaeology & ecology of clam gardens. Presentation at the Hakai Research Exchange, October 15th, 2015 (S. Dudas, A. Groesbeck, M. Hatch, H. Gurney-Smith, D. Lepofsky, C. Neudorf, M. Puckett, K. Rowell, A. Salomon, N. Smith G. Toniello)

2015        Toward a chronology for clam garden construction on Quadra Island. Presentation at the Hakai Research Exchange, October 15th, 2015 (C. Neudorf, N. Smith, D. Lepofsky, G. Toniello, O. Lian, J. Bryce, T. Gingerich).

2015        Toward a chronology for clam garden construction on Quadra Island, BC. Presentation at Canadian Quaternary Association, Newfoundland, August 2015, (C. Neudorf, N. Smith, D. Lepofsky, G. Toniello, O. Lian).

2014        The Clam Garden Network: Cross-Disciplinary and Cross-Community Explorations into Traditional Mariculture on the Northwest Coast. Presentation at the British Columbia Archaeology Forum, Nanaimo, BC, October 18th, 2014, (S. Augustine, N. Cardinal, A. Dallimore, A. Groesbeck, M. Hatch, J. Jackley, D. Lepofsky, D. Munroe, M. Puckett, K. Rowell, A. Salomon, J. Silver, N. Smith, P. Stephany, E. White – Alphabetical)

2014        Using place-based research to engage Indigenous citizens in marine conservation in the Pacific Northwest. Paper presented at the International Marine Conservation Congress, Glasgow, Scotland, Aug. 14-18, 2014 (S. Augustine, N. Cardinal, N. Smith, M. Hatch, S. Hallatt, A. Dallimore).

2013        Ancient Mariculture in British Columbia: Documenting the Past for the Future. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Society of Ethnobiology “Climate Change and Ethnobiology” to be held at the Univ of North Texas in Denton, TX, May 15–18 2013 (Lepofsky, D., Skye Augustine, Nathan Cardinal, Amy Groesbeck, Misha Puckett, Kirsten Rowell, Anne Salomon, Nicole Smith, and Elroy White (Alphabetical after presenter).

2011        ‘Trapping the seeds’- Examining traditional and contemporary shellfish management practices in the southern Gulf Islands. Paper presented at the International Marine Conservation Congress, Victoria, BC. Symposium organized by Thomas Thornton, Oxford University. May 13th, 2011 (Cardinal, N., N. Smith, and D. Fedje ).

2011        Subsistence Change in Late Holocene Gwaii Haanas (southern Haida Gwaii, British Columbia): Mass Harvesting Technologies and Resource Specialization Accepted paper to be presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeology (Orchard, T., N. Smith, and D. Fedje ).

2010        Terrestrial, Aquatic and Intertidal Archaeological Resources in Gwaii Haanas: Towards a More Complete Picture of Late Holocene Human Resource and Landscape Use. Paper Presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association (Orchard, T., N. Smith, I. McKechnie and D. Fedje).

2008        Function, Visibility, and Interpretation of Archaeological Assemblages at the Pleistocene – Holocene Transition in Haida Gwaii. Paper Presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeology, March 2008, Vancouver, BC (Fedje, D., Q. Mackie, N. Smith and D. McLaren)

2008        Early Holocene Technological Transitions at the Multicomponent Richardson Island archaeological site, Haida Gwaii, BC. Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeology, March 2008, Vancouver, BC (Mackie, Q., D. Fedje, D. McLaren, N. Smith, and J. Storey)

2008        Marine Fisheries and Marine Climate Before and During the Little Ice Age on Western Vancouver Island. Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeology, March 2008, Vancouver, BC (McKechnie, I., A. Dallimore, G. Fredrick, and N. Smith)

2005        A Geochemical Approach to Understanding Raw Material Use and Stone Tool Production at the Richardson Island Archaeological Site, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia Paper presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, May 2005 (Smith, N.)

2005        High Resolution Archaeology of the Early Holocene layers at the Richardson Island Archaeological Site, Haida Gwaii. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, May 2005 (Mackie, Q., M. Steffen, and N. Smith).

2004        Early Holocene Maritime Adaptations on the Northwest Coast: The Evidence from Haida Gwaii. Paper presented at the 57th Meeting of the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Eugene, Oregon (Mackie, Q., N. Smith, M. Steffen, D. Fedje, R. Wigen, D. McLaren, and A. Mackie).

2003        Preliminary analysis of four early Holocene occupation levels at the Richardson Island site, Haida Gwaii. Paper presented at the 2003 British Columbia Archaeology Forum, UNBC, Prince George, October 2003 (Mackie, Q. and N. Smith)

Posters

2017        Sea Levels, Ancient Landscapes and Archaeology on Quadra Island. Poster at the Canadian Archaeological Association Conference, May 10-13, 2017 (D. Fedje, C. Abbott, J. Cohen, A. Lausanne, A. Mackie, Q. Mackie, D. McLaren, J. McSporran, C. Roberts, N. Smith, C. Vogelaar, L. Wilson)

2017        Caught between a rock and a soft place: using optical dating to date ancient clam gardens on the Pacific Northwest. Poster presented at the Society for American Archaeology Conference, Vancouver, BC, March 29 – April 2, 2017 (C. Neudorf, N. Smith, D. Lepofsky, G. Toniello, O. Lian).

2017        Coastal Settlement Patterns in British Columbia at the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition. Poster at the Society for American Archaeology Conference, Vancouver, BC, March 29 – April 2, 2017 (A. Mackie, N. Smith, C. Vogelaar, Q. Mackie, J. McSporran).

2016        Sea Levels, Ancient Landscapes and Archaeology on Quadra Island. Poster at the Hakai Research Exchange, November 29, 2016 (D. Fedje, C. Abbott, J. Cohen, A. Lausanne, A. Mackie, Q. Mackie, D. McLaren, J. McSporran, C. Roberts, N. Smith, C. Vogelaar, L. Wilson)

2016        Quadra Island Clam Gardens: Archaeological Results from 2016. Poster presented at the Hakai Research Exchange, November 29, 2016 (N. Smith, D. Lepofsky, C. Neudorf, G. Toniello, L. Wilson, C. Roberts)

2015        Raised Beach Archaeological Survey on Quadra Island 2015 Field Season. Poster presented at the Hakai Research Exchange, October 15th, 2015 (D. Fedje, C. Abbott, J. Cohen, A. Lausanne, A. Mackie, Q. Mackie, K. Mathison, D. McLaren, J. McSporran, C. Roberts, N. Smith, C. Vogelaar and Louis Wilson).

2014        Emerging Stories from the Discovery Islands Landscape Archaeology Project. Poster presented at the Hakai Research Exchange, October 24th, 2014 (N. Smith, D. Fedje, Q. Mackie, C. Abbott, J. Cohen, A. Lausanne, A. Mackie, D. McLaren, J. McSporran, C. Roberts and L. Wilson).

2008        Kwädąy Dän Ts’ìnchį: Conservation and Analysis of a Fur Garment from a Glacier. Revised poster presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference, April 2008, Victoria BC (Mackie, K. and N. Smith)

2003        Kwädąy Dän Ts’ìnchį: Conservation and Analysis of a Fur Garment from a Glacier. Poster presented: at the Royal BC Museum, Kwädąy Dän Ts’ìnchį exhibit, February 22nd /23rd , 2003; at the CAC/ACCR Conservator’s Conference, Victoria, BC, May, 2003; and at the BC Archaeology Forum, UNBC, Prince George, October 2003 (Mackie, K. and N. Smith).

INVITED LECTURES & TALKS

2017    Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, University of British Columbia, Ancient clam gardens in the Pacific Northwest: Teaching and learning at the confluence of archaeology, marine science, and traditional (Indigenous) knowledge. Seminar Series,  Vancouver, BC, February 17th, 2017. https://mediasitemob1.mediagroup.ubc.ca/Mediasite/Play/a91ea69f70d741e8b0c935260d00c9ef1d

2017    University of Victoria, Ancient Clam Gardens of the Pacific Northwest. Guest Lecture Anthropology 340, Instructor Iain McKechnie,  Victoria, BC, February 10, 2017.

2017    Simon Fraser University/British Columbia Institute of Technology Clam Gardens: Traditional Shellfish Mariculture on the Northwest Coast. Guest Lecture for Master of Science Program in Ecological Restoration.  Instructor Audrey Pearson, Burnaby, BC, February 1st, 2017.

2016    Willow’s Elementary School The Caves of Gwaii Haanas. Guest Lecture, Grade 2, Teacher Cathie Makaroff, Victoria, BC, October 25, 2016.

2016    Lochside Elementary School, The Caves of Gwaii Haanas. Guest Lecture, Grade 3, Teachers Stephanie Kovacs and Heather Afford, Victoria, BC, October 15, 2016.

2016   Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, Clam Gardens of Grappler Inlet. Guest Lecture, Place Based Learning Course, Instructor Tracy Friedel, August 4th, 2016.

2016   Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, Clam Gardens: Ancient Shellfish Mariculture on the Northwest Coast. Speaker’s Series, August 3rd, 2016.

2016   Willow’s Elementary School, The Caves of Gwaii Haanas. Guest Lecture, Kindergarten, Teacher Heather Grant, Victoria, BC, June 15, 2016.

2016   Royal Roads University, Clam Gardens: Ancient Shellfish Mariculture on the Northwest Coast. Guest Lecture, Land Use and Environmental Planning, Instructor Tom Okey,  May 2, 2016.

2016    Bill Reid Gallery, Land, Sea, and People: Archaeology in Gwaii Haanas. Gwaii Haanas Speakers Series, Vancouver, BC, March 12th, 2016.

2016    University of Victoria, Clam Gardens: Ancient Shellfish Mariculture on the Northwest Coast. Guest Lecture Anthropology 340, Instructor Iain McKechnie, Victoria, BC, March 8, 2016.

2016    Archaeological Society of BC, Clam Gardens: Ancient Shellfish Mariculture on the Northwest Coast. Victoria, BC, February 23, 2016.

2015    Underwater Archaeological Society of BC, Underwater Archaeology and Clam Gardens, Vancouver Maritime Museum, November, 25th,         2015.

2015    Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, When the Tide Goes Out…Archaeological Landscapes from British Columbian Beaches. Sidney, BC. February 23, 2015.

2015    West Point Grey Academy, Clam Gardens. Presentation to grade 10 students and teachers at Vancouver, (w/ S. Augustine) BC. February 20, 2015.

2014    UBC Fisheries Centre, The Clam Garden Network: Cross-Disciplinary and Cross-Community Explorations into Traditional Mariculture on the Northwest Coast. Presentation at the  Vancouver, BC, November 14th, 2014, (w/ S. Augustine, N.Cardinal, A. Dallimore, A. Groesbeck, M. Hatch, J. Jackley, D. Lepofsky, D. Munroe, M. Puckett, K. Rowell, A. Salomon, J. Silver, N. Smith, P. Stephany, E. White – Alphabetical)

2014    Outdoor Council of Canada, Clam Gardens. Presentation to Educators with Skye Augustine, October 24, 2014.

2014    Simon Fraser University, Heiltsuk Traditional Knowledge Interviews: Shellfish Harvesting and Clam Digging. Presentation to Clam Garden Network. Burnaby, BC, (w/ D. Lepofsky, E. White) October 20, 2014.

2014    Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, Clam Gardens of Grappler Inlet. Presentation to Place Based Learning Course,  July 26th, 2014.

2014    Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, Coastal Field Archaeology In Huu-ay-aht First Nations’ Territory Bamfield, BC, (w/ I. McKechnie) July 24th,         2014.

2014    The Archaeology of Huu7ii. Presentation to Place Based learning Class and Huu-ay-  aht Youth Group at Huu7ii, Diana Island, BC, July 25th, 2014.

2014    Tseshaht First Nation and Parks Canada, Kakmakimilh – Keith Island, Wharf and Gazebo Installation. Port Alberni, BC, June 27, 2014.

2014    Heiltsuk Elders. Heiltsuk Traditional Knowledge Interviews: Shellfish Harvesting and Clam Digging. Presentation at Hauyat Day SFU, Burnaby, BC, (w/ E. White)   January 24, 2014.

2013   Island Marine Aquatic Working Group and Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Clam Garden Research along Coastal British Columbia. Coast Bastion Hotel, Nanaimo, British Columbia. September 26th, 2013.

2013   Simon Fraser University. Early Archaeology of Haida Gwaii. Instructor D. Lepofsky. September 18th, 2013 (cancelled due to illness).

2013    Archaeology in Gwaii Haanas. Archaeologist in Residence aboard Passing Cloud   for 8 days in July 2013.

2013    Archaeological Society of BC (ASBC), Victoria Branch, (w/ I. McKechinie) Coastal Field Archaeology in Huu-ay-aht Territory: Highlights from the Bamfield Marine Science Centre Archaeological Field School. February 19th, 2013.

2011    Science World at the Telus World of Science, Presented “Archaeology of Caves in Gwaii Haanas”, Vancouver, BC, May 20th, 2011.

2011    Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Ilnagaay, The Archaeology Show (w/ D. Fedje). Gwaii Haanas Speaker’s Series, Skidegate, BC, August 5th, 2011.

2009    Vancouver Aquarium. Finding Ancient Shorelines. From Earth to Ocean – Stories from Gwaii Haanas (w/D. Fedje). Sponsored by the Proposed Gwaii Haanas NMCA Reserve and Vancouver Aquarium November 16, 2009.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSzQdknnVcY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwivFYVo1N4

2009    Camosun College, Archaeology in BC. Guest lecture. Anthropology 104, K. Herbison instructor. Nov.2, 2009.

2009    Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Ilnagaay, The Archaeology Show (w/ D. Fedje, T. Orchard). Skidegate, BC,   July 30th, 2009.

2009    Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Ilnagaay, Archaeologist in Residence,  Skidegate, BC. July 14th, 15th, 16th, 2009.

2009    Presented “Archaeology of Caves in Gwaii Haanas” to elementary school in Sandspit. March 26th, 2009:

2009    Presented “Archaeology of Caves in Gwaii Haanas” to elementary school in Port Clements. March 30th, 2009:

2009    Camosun College March 9th, 2009: “From Earth to Ocean – stories from Gwaii Haanas” (w/Daryl Fedje) NMCA public Lecture.

2009    Camosun College. Guest Lecture “Archaeology on Western Vancouver Island” to Anthropology students. February 12th, 2009

2008    “Archaeology of Caves in Gwaii Haanas” to Grade 8 social studies and Grade 12 art classes  in Masset. November 28th, 2008

2008    Queen Charlotte Secondary. Presentation “Gwaii Haanas Archaeology 2008: Overview and Update” to Grade 10 class November 25th, 2008

2008    Archaeological Society of BC. Overview and Update of Archaeology in Gwaii Haanas and the Gulf Islands w/ Daryl Fedje. November 18th, 2008

2008    Aspengrove School. Guest Lecture “Archaeology of Caves in Gwaii Haanas” Grades 4, 5, 6. September 30th, 2008

2008    Talk with Haida elders about the possible clam gardens found in June 2008. Skidegate. June 16th, 2008

2008    Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Ilnagaay, Archaeology in Gwaii Haanas: An overview and update on the 2008 field work w. D. Fedje.  Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, Queen Charlotte Islands, June 16th, 2008.

2008    Archaeology of Caves in Gwaii Haanas. Presented to the Grade 10 career prep class at the high school in the Village of Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii, Queen Charlotte Islands, June 16th, 2008.

2008    Skidegate Elementary School, Archaeology of Caves in Gwaii Haanas. Presented to the Grade 4, 6 and 7 classes, Haida Gwaii, Queen Charlotte Islands, June 17th, 2008.

2007    Camosun College, Archaeology in Coastal BC.  Anthropology 104, K. Herbison instructor. November 1st, 2007.

2007    Camosun College, Introduction to Human Evolution. Anthropology 104, T. Tudor instructor. September 25th, 2007.

2007    Camosun College, Introduction to Archaeology in BC. Anthropology 104, T. Tudor instructor. March 5th, 2007.

2007    Camosun College, Introduction to Archaeology in BC. Anthropology 104, T. Tudor instructor. March 6th, 2007.

2007    Camosun College, Archaeology in BC.  Anthropology 104, K. Herbison instructor.  March 27th, 2007.

2006    Camosun College, Introduction to Archaeology in BC.  Anthropology 104, K. Herbison instructor. October 27th, 2006.

2004    University of Victoria, Stone Tool Production and Raw Material Use at the Richardson Island Archaeological Site, Haida Gwaii: A Geochemical Approach. Colloquium Presentation, Department of Anthropology, November 2004.

2004    University of Victoria, Stone Tool and Raw Material Analysis: Preliminary Results from the Richardson Island Archaeological Site, Haida Gwaii. Colloquium Presentation, Department of   Anthropology, February 2004.