Nature is not a resource

Canada recently announced it is holding an international summit in April concerning the protection of nature. I was excited about the announcement because I believe that nature needs all the protection it can get nowadays. I eagerly clicked on the announcement. When I read the first sentence, I froze. It reads, “Nature is our most Read More

Happy Anniversary, Tapestry Institute

Twenty years ago, Dawn Hill Adams, Ph.D. created Tapestry Institute in order to reconnect people with the natural world by using different ways of knowing, learning about, and responding to the natural world. Tapestry has a history of creating ground-breaking programs, such as our Indigenous Science Program. Through this program, Tapestry held the first conference Read More

Research In Service to the Land

Last year, organizers for the 2016 meeting of the American Indigenous Research Association asked me to share my experience in science as a Native woman. As I started preparing the paper, which I delivered at the end of last month, I asked myself: “What do I wish I had known, going in, that could have Read More