august, 2022

06aug1:00 am06sep1:00 amReal Food Reads | Fresh Banana Leaves

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Indigenous people make up 5 percent of the global population and steward 80 percent of the world’s biodiversity, yet they aren’t centered in most discussions or actions for environmental justice. A displaced Indigenous woman and holistic scientist, Dr. Jessica Hernandez talks about the importance of Indigenous science (and scientists) in her new book Fresh Banana Leaves: Healing Indigenous Landscapes through Indigenous Science. Using a compelling mix of case studies, history, and personal stories, she shows the limits of Western environmentalism, demonstrates the possibilities that exist with Indigenous science, and lays out a framework for how we can all be welcomed guests on the land.

 

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August 6 (Saturday) 1:00 am - September 6 (Tuesday) 1:00 am

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