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Lecture: Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Plants; From California & Greenland with Dr. Simone Whitecloud.
Join us for a fascinating talk about Ethnobotany with Dr. Simone Whitecloud in the Atheneum’s Great Hall.
The Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative is excited to welcome Dr. Simone Whitecloud as our keynote speaker on the eve of our 10th Biennial Research Conference. Dr. Whitecloud will discuss Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge (ITEK) and the role of sharing plant knowledge. Traditional indigenous plant use and identification is contrasted with modern scientific training.
Simone is from the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa on her father’s side, and of French and Cajun descent ... view more »
Event is free to the public.