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Trailer · Tending the Wild– Native American Knowledge and the Management of California′s Natural Resources 2e PDF by ß M Kat Anderson Blown away by the 360 pages of Tending the Wild by Anderson.
It is an amazingly detailed and researched book.
The book squashes firmly the idea of innocent, unsophisticated savages roamingcarefree in a garden prepared by nature in a balance that included not affectingit in any significant way Instead the book shows how better science, includinganthropology, paints a picture of Native Americans in California carefully andindustriously tending and improving their patch of nature to keep itproductive for the human harvest of plants, animals, and fungi What we see nowas nature is the untended, weed filled, stunted, and overgrown remnants of whatwere essentially Native American gardens.
I also like very much the details, from tending to production of usefulearticles to cooking and eatin Meilleur Ebook, Tending The Wild Native American Knowledge And The Management Of Californias Natural Resources 2e Auteur M Kat Anderson C Est Tr S Bien Et Devient Le Sujet Principal Lire, Les Lecteurs Sont Tr S Takjup Et S Inspirent Toujours Du Contenu Du Livre Tending The Wild Native American Knowledge And The Management Of Californias Natural Resources 2e, Essai De M Kat Anderson Est Maintenant Sur Notre Site Web Et Vous Pouvez Le T L Charger En Vous Inscrivant Qu Est Ce Que Tu Attends S Il Vous Pla T Lire Et Faire Une Remise Pour Vous We refer to wilderness, but Kat Anderson makes it clear the wild has not been wilderness for quite some time When coupled with Kat s Before the Wilderness you gain a better understanding of what sustainable is.
As the great, great, great Granddaughter and a 5th generation California farmer, I found this book to be a courageous and inspirational account of what our ancestors encountered on their arrival into early California Intuitively I am sure the findings are accurate, but I appreciate the level of academic rigor the author has pursued as well In the last 5 generations, our family has suffered the negative consequences of human dominated farming to the point of genetic degeneration in our progeny as well as the eventual loss of our original family farm We now have the opportunity to take these lessons and communicate the outcome in ways that help people adjust to working with nature not against it This book is powerfully helpful in this regard For me, it is an essential study Thank you, Kat, for doing the enorm In the last three years, I have watched 500,000 acres of San Diego county burn I came to M Kat Anderson s book after we nearly lost our home, which is neatly tucked between two pieces of reservation land I got infinitely understanding than I thought possible She has given us a timely, well researched work, that gives homage to the people who came long before us.
This book will sit on my shelf, next to 1491 another must read, Americas before Columbus The land nourishes all of us, regardless of race, color or creed We need to learn from the past practices, to better care for the land Many environmentalists use pristine when describing wilderness, and it is a misnomer Without fire, there are no sprouting redwoods Controlled burns are necessary But try and tell your local political leaders that.
Buy this book, read it and understand.