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Module 4 | Post 4 Faces in the forest

Faces in the ForestThis book “Faces in the Forest: First Nations Art Created on Living Trees” by Micheal Blackstock.  The book is a guide to how First Nations experience the forest and how they create art to honor this sacred space.  It also talks about how traditional knowledge can be integrated into forest practices.  The book is created by someone who has knowledge and experience on all fronts….Micheal is a professional forester who works for the Ministry of Forests, a Gitxan person and artist and he is one of the first people to graduate from the Masters in First Nation studies at UNBC.  Google provides a preview of the book and the image to the right is linked to the site.  If the link does not work, the URL is https://books.google.ca/books?id=Att6_vQeQxoC&lpg=PP1&pg=PR16#v=onepage&q&f=false