Title

Making a Place for Indigenous Botanical Knowledge and Environmental Values in Land-Use Planning and Decision Making

Published In

Plants, People, and Places: The Roles of Ethnobotany and Ethnoecology in Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights in Canada and Beyond

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

8-2020

Abstract

Native plants and their habitats are fundamental to the maintenance and quality of life. Yet many people, especially in urbanized societies, seldom consider or value our shared botanical heritage. For the Indigenous peoples of Canada, plants are not only of utilitarian importance but also hold a place of honour, as reflected widely in traditional narratives, ceremonies, and day-to-day teachings that persist into the present. This contrast in values between Indigenous and mainstream societies is evident not only in differing perceptions of the natural world but also in how each cares for plants and other living things ......

Rights

Copyrighted by McGill-Queen's University Press

Description

Introduction in the book, Plants, People, and Places: The Roles of Ethnobotany and Ethnoecology in Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights in Canada and Beyond

DOI

10.2307/j.ctv153k6x6.6

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/34495

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