Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Historical-Ecological Perspectives on Land-Use in the Pacific Northwest

Wednesday November 10, 2021  12:00pm-1:00pm

Zoom Webinar - Smithers, BC

About This Presentation

Ts'msyen and Coast Salish people have a long history of managing and stewarding the lived landscape. Dr. Armstrong will combine archaeological evidence with rich, community-based history to showcase Indigenous Forest Gardens: relict ecosystems of managed fruit and nut trees and herbaceous root foods that continue to grow at archaeological village sites today.

About Chelsey Geralda Armstrong (PhD)

Dr. Armstrong is a historical ecologist and archaeologist specializing in ancient human land-use in the Pacific Northwest. She is assistant professor in Indigenous Studies at Simon Fraser University and director of the Historical and Ethnoecological Research Lab.

ACCESS: Current BVRC members will receive a Zoom invite; non-members can email info@bvcentre.ca for the link.

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