In this interview, Zapotec and Maya Ch’orti’ Dr. Jessica Hernandez discusses centering Indigenous science in environmental work to help heal the planet.
The film Tending to the Wild: shines light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how they have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia, in the process developing a deep understanding of plant and animal life.
Native Knowledge: What Ecologists Are Learning from Indigenous People
How Returning Lands to Native Tribes Is Helping Protect Nature by Jim Robbins.
Native Science: Natural Laws of Interdependence by Gregory Cajete
First Stewards: Ecological Outcomes of Forest and Wildlife Stewardship by Indigenous peoples of Wisconsin, USA. Shows how Ojibwe and Menominee forest management strategies could help improve the sustainable management of non-tribal public forestlands.
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Valuing traditional ecological knowledge and indigenous wisdom