Indigenous Issues in Conservation: An Interactive Book

Author: Nina Hewitt

Background: This resource highlights the colonial legacies of mainstream conservation science and nature preservation, and introduces some of the terminology, practices and knowledge frameworks of Indigenous peoples particularly in the region of the Pacific Northwest (BC) and is directed toward Biogeography students, but offers only an introduction, that may be expanded upon with, eg, related literature and the many Indigenous led conservation efforts documented therein.

Project Assistant, Holly Denson-Camp, UBC Geography BA student.

Acknowledgement: Financial support to develop this resource was provided by UBC Vancouver Students via a Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF), and by an Open Education Resources Grant. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.



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