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Tackling coloniality in plant sciences: Legacies and paths forward

Galbreath, Silas TIkaan [1], Dewitt, Meda [2].

Ethical Harvesting, Traditional Gardens: Decolonizing Urban Landscapes.

This discussion provides introductory information on plant use and relationship between Indigenous Peoples of Alaska and the living environment. Participants will be introduced to beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge of traditional Alaska. Native ethnoherbalism practices and understanding the benefits and necessity of culture for health and wellness.
It is important to emphasize that this is only an introduction and that participants are encouraged to begin a deeper journey into the vast content available. The best way to learn more is to connect with the local Tribe to find out how to engage with the rich and vibrant culture that is alive and well here in Alaska.

Related Links:

1 - Intertribal Agriculture Council, PO Box 958, Billings, MT, 59103, United States
2 - The Wilderness Society, Alaska, 705 Christensen Drive , Anchorage, AK, 99501, USA

Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Presentation Type: Symposium Presentation
Number: S5007
Abstract ID:794
Candidate for Awards:None

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