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Aerial view of Sumas Prairie and Fraser River Valley area of British Columbia during 2021 floods.
The Fraser River flooded a large swath of the Sumas Prairie area of British Columbia around Abbotsford in 2021, an event exacerbated by human-caused global climate change. Students in an innovative, Indigenous-centered multi-institution study abroad program led by UW Tacoma will examine issues of tribal sovereignty and climate change. Image courtesy the Mission City Record.

Grant Funds Innovative Indigenous-Centered Study Abroad

June 30, 2023

The U.S. Department of State has awarded it’s first-ever IDEAS consortium grant to UW Tacoma for a program exploring tribal sovereignty and climate issues through an Indigenous lens.

Written by Eric Wilson-Edge