2016 NWABSD Hot Springs Trip

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(rising dramatic music) (piano fading in) (intense beat) – We came out here on
a week-long field trip. We were learning about how to travel, it’s springtime, things
are starting to warm up and even melt in some places. And so, what we do on
trips like this is kids are learning how to travel, how to navigate, how to find your way,
how to travel as a group, even how to pack a sled,
tie it down, how to camp. We were camping out in
tents a couple nights ago. – Fog was kinda trippy, the
ride yesterday was great. Took us about 11 hours
from Derring and Buck then show to cabin, to Serpentine. – And what are they doing right now? – They’re tying the thing to the sled cause the bolt sheer off. – And how are they
gonna fix that later? – Raymond said he had extra bolts. – What do you think of these big rocks? – They’re kinda scary. – When we were driving through
the fog, some rocks would show up out of no where and
yeah it was kinda scary. – I saw a lot of caribou and
I think that’s pretty amazing cause there’s not much
caribou towards Notak area. When you get to see there’s
lots of caribou spreaded out and that’s pretty
amazing to see that many. – When we get our first
caribou, people in Notak say that when we get it we
have to cut out the kidney and take a bite out of it. It’s like a tradition, and people who get their first caribou have to,
they give it to an elder. – This is the most important tool you’re going to have to survive. – You need to get away from the weather. And one way you can do
that is you can either cave into the snow, or
you can use what you have. – I learned to never leave
your own snow machine even if it’s broken down. And to take a tarp, shovel, ax, flare gun, and something lighter than
something to keep you warm. – I learned that you
shouldn’t leave your machine and that you should stay
by it, and do what you can, even if you need to bust up
your plastics on your shovel or just make a cave
with branches and snow, or just even sit on the side of the snow when the wind’s not blowing. – I just couldn’t help
coming to this place and not nerd out about
archeology for a while, and hopefully get you guys
excited about archeology. You know Nanna traces it’s
lineage to 10,000 years ago, so those really really old
sites, 10,000 years ago, 12,000 years ago, those were
the ancestors of the Inu pack. I was working with the students,
teaching them a little bit about archeological methods
as well as about the sites surrounding Serpentine hot
springs, there’s prehistoric and historic sites here, people
have been using this land for the last 12,000 years. Those parts of our heritage are protected, and they can’t be
disturbed by construction. Cause otherwise you know people would want to build everywhere, maybe
there’s some people out there who don’t care about
the cultural resources. – Everything that we’re
doing, they’re learning. Which is important for where we live. These are things that I believe students and people need to know how to do. And so it’s a little bit
of a different education from other places in the world, but it may be even more applicable to some of these guys’ lives. ♪ Look up, live free ♪ ♪ Dream big, and see ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ Give all you have ♪ ♪ You have to give ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪
I tried to break free ♪ ♪ You tried to keep me bound ♪ ♪ I tried to live right ♪ ♪ You tried to keep me down ♪ ♪ But now I’m going up ♪ ♪ I’m moving higher than ♪ ♪ Any weather been before ♪ ♪ I’m flyin’ man ♪ ♪ It’s kinda crazy like my feet
are lifting off the ground ♪ ♪ I’m touching heaven with my
hands now they get the sound ♪ ♪ But though I’m flying
my head is still level ♪ ♪ And I won’t be bound down to hear ♪ ♪ The whispers of the devil ♪ ♪ Now the future is here
and it looks real bright ♪ ♪ And it can be yours too
if you set your path right ♪ ♪ I know life can be hard ♪ ♪ But you were put here to win ♪ ♪ Just refuse to quit when you’re
down and get back up again ♪ ♪ Man, I used to rap my
music from my tiny bedroom ♪ ♪ And though I dreamt of
being free I felt trapped ♪ ♪ Like in a tomb ♪ ♪ And even though the times are dark ♪ ♪ And I can barely even see ♪ ♪ Through all the tears I sit
and weave out my destiny ♪ ♪ But now the days are gone ♪ ♪ Where I would listen to the critics ♪ ♪ Who counted me out before
they ran a proper analytics ♪ ♪ I’m here to stay ♪ ♪ Just like a necklace
waiting to be pearled ♪ ♪ And I’m throwing up the chorus ♪ ♪ As I’m singing with the world ♪ ♪ Look up live free ♪ ♪ Dream big and see ♪ ♪ That the world is yours ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ Give all you have ♪ ♪ You have to give ♪ ♪ Cause the world is yours ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ You should be careful
who you listen to ♪ ♪ Who watched all of the things you do ♪ ♪ I hate to break it to you ♪ ♪ Not everyone wants the best for you ♪ ♪ Who tried to take the
dream inside you they see ♪ ♪ They’re flat out jealous ♪ ♪ And envy all of the things you will be ♪ ♪ Yeah, just hold your head up man ♪ ♪ And keep on moving on ♪ ♪ If I would’ve never struggled ♪ ♪ Then I wouldn’t have this song ♪ ♪ But don’t get me wrong ♪ ♪ No need to stack up your strife ♪ ♪ You gotta watch the ones ♪ ♪ Who you let speak
straight into your life ♪ ♪ Cause the artist they will sing you ♪ ♪ All their fancy little songs ♪ ♪ With the funny little beats ♪ ♪ And all the catchy singalongs ♪ ♪ But the messages they give ♪ ♪ Are not the kind you should be fed ♪ ♪ It’s a recipe of lies they
try to get stuck in your head ♪ ♪ Man, I see some rapper
sold their souls ♪ ♪ I won’t be selling mine ♪ ♪ No need to find a source when
you’re eating from the vine ♪ ♪ You thought that I was done ♪ ♪ But I’m leaving you behind ♪ ♪ Wouldn’t say I deserve it but
I’m here to get what’s mine ♪ ♪ Look up live free ♪ ♪ Dream big and see ♪ ♪ That the world is yours ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ Give all you have ♪ ♪ You have to give ♪ ♪ Cause the world is yours ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ Live good live bright ♪ ♪ No fear tonight ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ And just stay true ♪ ♪ Fight on stay you ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ Look up live free ♪ ♪ Dream big and see ♪ ♪ That the world is yours ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ ♪ Give all you have ♪ ♪ You have to give ♪ ♪ Cause the world is yours ♪ ♪ The world is yours ♪ – They’re going up now. – So Tim, in a nutshell, what’s the strategy? – Shoot a caribou. – Okay.


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