Appendix C: Selected Indigenous Science Books

Indigenous Science Education Books

Aikenhead, G., & Michell, H. (2011). Bridging cultures: Indigenous and scientific ways of knowing nature. Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada.

Cajete, G. (1994). Look to the Mountain: An ecology of Indigenous education. Skyland, NC: Kivaki Press.

Cajete, G. A. (1999). Igniting the sparkle: An Indigenous science education model. Skyand, NC: Kivaki Press.

 

Indigenous Science, Worldview and Philosophy

Berkes, F. (2012). Sacred ecology (3rd edition). New York, NY: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group.

Cajete, G. (2000). Native science: Natural laws of interdependence. Santa Fe, NM: Clear Light Publishers.

Kirk, R. (1986). Wisdom of the elders: Native traditions on the Northwest Coast. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre.

Knudtson, P., & Suzuki, D. (1992). Wisdom of the elders. Toronto, ON: Stoddart Publishing Company.

Peat, F. D. (1994). Lighting the seventh fire: The spiritual ways, healing, and science of the Native American. New York, NY: Birch Lane Press.

 

Indigenous Science of Northwestern North America

Arima, E., & Hoover, A. (2011). The whaling people of the West Coast of Vancouver Island and Cape Flattery. Victoria, BC: Royal BC Museum.

Deur, D. E., & Turner, N. J. (Eds.) (2005). Keeping it living: Traditions of plant use and cultivation on the Northwest Coast of North America. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press.

Stewart, H. (1973). Artifacts of the Northwest Coast Indian. Saanichton, Hancock House Publishers.

Stewart, H. (1977). Indian Fishing: Early methods on the Northwest coast. Vancouver, BC: J.J. Douglas Ltd.

Stewart, H. (1984). Cedar: Tree of life to the Northwest coast Indians. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre.

Turner, N. J. (1995). Food plants of coastal First Peoples. Royal British Columbia Museum Handbook. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.

Turner, N. J. (1998). Plant technology of First Peoples in British Columbia. Royal British Columbia Museum Handbook. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.

Turner, N. J. (2005). The earth’s blanket: Traditional teachings for sustainable living. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre.

Turner, N. J. (1997). Food plants of interior first peoples. Royal British Columbia Museum Handbook series. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.

Turner, N. J. (2010). Plants of Haida Gwaii. Winlaw.BC: Sono Nis Press.

Turner, N. J., & R. J. Hebda. (2012). Saanich ethnobotany: Culturally important plants of the WSANEC people. Victoria, BC: Royal BC Museum Publishing. Check spelling of WSANEC

Turner, N. J. (2014). Ancient pathways, ancestral knowledge: Ethnobotany and ecological wisdom of Indigenous peoples of northwestern North America, Volume 1: The history and practice of Indigenous plant knowledge. Montreal, QC: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Turner, N. J. (2014). Ancient pathways, ancestral knowledge: Ethnobotany and ecological wisdom of Indigenous peoples of northwestern North America, Volume 2: The place and meaning of plants in Indigenous cultures and worldviews. Montreal, QC: McGill-Queens University Press.

Pasco, J., & Compton, B. (1998). The Living World: Plants and animals of the Kwakwaka’wakw. U’mista Cultural Society. Alert Bay, BC: U’mista Cultural Society.

Williams, J. (2006). Clam gardens: Aboriginal mariculture on Canada’s West Coast. Vancouver, BC: New Star Books.

 

Indigenous Science of the Americas

Anderson, R., & Bone, R. (2003). Natural resources and Aboriginal people in Canada: Readings, Cases and Commentary. Concord, ON: Captus Press Inc.

Inglis, J. Ed. (1993). Traditional ecological knowledge: Concepts and cases. Ottawa, ON: International Development Research Centre (IRDC) Books.

Johnson, M. (1992). Lore: Capturing traditional environmental knowledge. Ottawa, ON: Dene Cultural Institute and the International Development Research Centre.

Menzies, C. (2006). Traditional ecological knowledge and natural resource management. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

Warren, D. M., Slikkerveer, L. J., & Brokensha, D. (Eds.) (1995). The cultural dimension of development: Indigenous knowledge systems. London, UK: Intermediate Technology Publications.

Weatherford, J. (1988). Indian givers: How the Indians of the Americas transformed the world. Toronto, ON: Random House.

Weatherford, J. (1991). Native roots: How the Indians enriched America. Toronto, ON: Random House.

Wright, R. (1992). Stolen continents: The new world through Indian eyes since 1492. Toronto, ON: Viking Press.

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