Original Instructions: Indigenous Teachings for a Sustainable Future

SKU: 9781591430797

Melissa K. Nelson
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, College, University
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
Bear & Company
Copyright Date:

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Original Instructions: Indigenous Teachings for a Sustainable Future is a collection of 35 articles, papers, and speeches that provides Indigenous Peoples perspectives on the environment. Specific Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) articles include John Mohawk's short Thanksgiving Address; the Iroquois Confederacy; Food knowledge of our ancestors; climate change; and Indigenous view of nature. Oren Lyons has several contributions such as listening to natural law; and a democracy based on peace. Mohawk midwife Katsi Cook's essay discusses environmental and reproductive justice. Janette Armstrong's paper discusses an Okanagan worldview of society. Pricilla Settee's contribution is Indigenous knowledge as a basis of our future. Ojibwe activist Winona LaDuke's paper is protecting the culture and genetics of wild rice. Indigenous cultures include Pueblo, San, Ethiopian, Andean, Hawaiian, Miwok, Cree, Raramuri, Aymara, Ojibwe, Mohawk, Seneca, Cherokee, and Chicano. Suitable resource for courses about Indigenous perspectives worldwide. Highly recommended.

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