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The Earth's Blanket: Traditional Teachings for Sustainable Living (Culture, Place, and Nature)

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New in Paperback--A thought-provoking look at indigenous stories, cultural institutions, and ways of knowing, and what they can teach us about living sustainably.

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Drawing upon decades of experience working with Native peoples in the Pacific Northwest, ethnobotanist Turner shows how systems of traditional ecological knowledge can foster sustainable living in the modern world. The native teachings she presents describe a wide variety of methods of harvesting, transporting, processing, storing, maintaining, and enhancing natural resources such as trees, medicinal plants, root vegetables, and shellfish. Turner teaches environmental studies at the U. of Victoria, British Columbia.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780295984742
Author:
Turner, Nancy
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Subject:
Human Geography
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Series:
Culture, Place, and Nature
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.28x6.24x1.01 in. 1.30 lbs.

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