Sleeping With the Devil
'Aaron Vincent Elkaim’s photographs document a community trading its way of life to Big Oil'
'Surrounded by the Athabasca tar sands of northern Alberta, the forest town of Fort Mckay is far from pretty much everything. For the small First Nation community of Cree and Dene tribes that live there though, the remove hasn’t kept things from getting crowded.'
(be careful because some of those images may affect more sensible people)
The list of images is available at https://medium.com/vantage/sleeping-with-the-devil-d50eb85480d8
It can be used to document and start a debate on the consequences of living side by side industrial settings, how it can chanege the community habits and way of living, including the approach to the concept 'Not in my backyard'.
Active learning methodologies by using images and objects is a valid and useful way of working subjects with the students (in this case, mainly teenagers) by just using a kit of sample images like the ones available on this website.