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Forest Foods Essential Reading

We enjoy reading – it is a means of understanding, creating and articulating our values and priorities. Here are some books that are essential in framing our vision of changing forest values. We hope you draw nourishment, concern and connection from this essential reading list.

Plants, People and Places: The Roles of Ethnobotany and Ethnoecology in Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights in Canada and Beyond (Edited by Nancy J. Turner, 2020)

Yahey Decision (BCSC 1287 Yahey vs. British Columbia, 2021)

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds, and Shape Our Futures (Merlin Sheldrake, 2020).

Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins (Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, 2015)

Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Indigenous Life (James Daschuk, 2013)

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants (Robin Wall Kimmerer, 2015)