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Archive for May, 2010

Indigenous Peoples and Salmon Along the North Pacific Rim

This past week I have been participating in a week long seminar hosted by the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe.  Organized by Ben Columbi (Arizona)  and SAR President James Brooks, our seminar has been discussing the linkages, threats, possibilities for the ‘people of the salmon’ from the Columbia River Basin through BC and […]

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Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology -Tofino

Monday was a full day of activities that stared with the opening general assembly (at 8 am) which was followed by a series of sessions and forums right though until the late evening.  I was a participant in a session called “Documenting the northern landscape.”  The participants were Thomas Thornton, Lynne MacDonald, Brenda Parlee, Janelle […]

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12th International Congress of Ethnobiology -Tofino BC

The Congress opened Sunday evening with a welcome and presentation from the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation.  The hall at the Tin Wis Hotel was filled to standing room only from 7pm until past 10 in the evening. The Congress continues until Friday, May14.  Sessions and themes include Indigenous Forums, panels on food security, and a range […]

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