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The earth's blanket : traditional teachings for sustainable living / Nancy J. Turner.

By: Turner, Nancy J, 1947-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Culture, place, and nature. Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2005Description: 298 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0295984740 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Human ecology -- Philosophy | Indigenous peoples -- Ecology | Sustainable living | Philosophy of nature | Conservation of natural resources | Environmental protectionOnline resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Prologue: the land and the peoples -- Wealth and value in a changing world -- Land-based stories of peoples and home places -- A kincentric approach to nature -- Honouring nature through ceremony and ritual -- The balance between humans and nature -- Looking after the lands and waters -- Everything is one -- Finding meaning in a contemporary context.
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Lending Books Elisabeth C. Miller Library
Pacific Northwest Connections Collection
QH541.15.H86 T87 2005 (Browse shelf) Available 39352800150096
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-283) and index.

Prologue: the land and the peoples -- Wealth and value in a changing world -- Land-based stories of peoples and home places -- A kincentric approach to nature -- Honouring nature through ceremony and ritual -- The balance between humans and nature -- Looking after the lands and waters -- Everything is one -- Finding meaning in a contemporary context.

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