Weaving Traditional Ecological Knowledge into the Restoration of Basketry Plants

@inproceedings{Shebitz2017WeavingTE,
  title={Weaving Traditional Ecological Knowledge into the Restoration of Basketry Plants},
  author={Daniela Joy Shebitz},
  year={2017}
}
This paper focuses on the benefits of incorporating traditional ecological knowledge into the field of ecological restoration. Case studies on indigenous use of sweetgrass in New York State, U.S.A (Haudenosaunee Nation), and beargrass in Washington State, U.S.A (Quinault and Skokomish Nations), are presented. Both studies focus on the restoration of basketry plants by incorporating indigenous knowledge of changes in abundance of culturally significant plants; knowledge of sites appropriate for… CONTINUE READING

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