Book ‘Fresh Banana Leaves’ by Jessica Hernandez Ph.D.

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Healing Indigenous Landscapes through Indigenous Science
An Indigenous environmental scientist breaks down why western conservationism isn't working--and offers Indigenous models informed by case studies, personal stories, and family histories that center the voices of Latin American women and land protectors. Despite the undeniable fact that Indigenous communities are among the most affected by climate devastation, Indigenous science is nowhere to be found in mainstream environmental policy or discourse. And while holistic land, water, and forest management practices born from millennia of Indigenous knowledge systems have much to teach all of us, Indigenous science has long been ignored, otherized, or perceived as "soft"--the product of a systematic, centuries-long campaign of racism...
Publisher: North Atlantic Books (January 18, 2022)  Pages: 256 pages  ISBN-10: 1623176050  ISBN-13: 978-1623176051  ASIN:‎ B092V2Q99R

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