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Human Ecology: Notes on the Sacred Element Work By Carol Sill
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Here is an examination of the elements Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether as seen in direction, colour and breath, according to the sufi tradition. The complete natural human being is a balanced... More > ecology of the elements. The rise, fall and mingling of the varied element-vibrations cause different thoughts, feelings and weathers. An understanding of the elements as a foundation for mystical study can be seen in all major traditions around the world. From the Eastern yoga and sufi traditions to Western mysticism, the elements are key to knowledge of awareness of breath and the manifestations of life. This book involves an examination of the elements as outlined in the sufi teachings of Pir-O-Murshid Inayat Khan, and was written as an exploration and self-study. For more info: http://carolsill.wordpress.com/books< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Volume 4. Achieving Consensus on the Plan:Design the Plan By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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The First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. The fourth volume, Achieving Consensus on the Plan: Design the Plan, explains how to use the developed partnerships, your First Nations approach, and knowledge of the watershed to develop the formal watershed plan. Here we set goals and objectives, identify issues, solutions and priorities, come up with an action plan and identify linkages, and decide what success looks like and how you will measure and evaluate it.< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Getting Started By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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The First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. Getting Started provides a broad overview of watershed planning, the structure of the guidebooks and a gloassary of terms.< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Volume 2. Building Partnerships: Collaborative Relationships By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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The First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. The second volume, Building Partnerships: Collaborative Relationships, helps bring new partnerships closer together by suggesting ways to gather and share stories with the people who live, work and play in the watershed. It explores ways to facilitate wider community engagement to share ideas, and to gather input on the plan and peoples concerns and priorities.< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Volume 1. Describing your Approach: Know Yourself By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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The First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. The first volume, Describing Your Approach: Know Yourself, addresses the first stage of planning, where the primary purpose is to articulate your values, identify your goals, and determine how they will be explained to others.< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Volume 3. Knowing Your Watershed: All of Our Relations By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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The First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. The third volume, Knowing Your Watershed: All Our Relations, assists with determining the current state of the watershed – including all our relations (people, plants, animals) living in and connected with the watershed. It will help you to bring together information on the environment, economy, social elements, cultural elements and relationships to understand the history and the current health of the area.< Less
First Nations Integrated Watershed Planning: Volume 5. Bringing the plan to life: follow through By Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
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he First Nations Watershed Planning Guidebooks are plain language guides that introduce the watershed planning process, with a focus on community engagement and use of Indigenous Knowledge. The... More > guidebooks present examples of First Nations’ perspectives on water, including examples from our First Nation partners’ own experiences. They are broad enough to apply to watershed planning in any region of Canada and may be used at any stage in the watershed planning process. These guidebooks present and explore key tasks you need to consider for your planning process. The fifth volume, Bringing the Plan to Life: Follow Through, reviews how the planning document provides the path forward toward the vision and reminds people how and why these decisions and priorities were achieved.< Less
Growing Up in Occupied America By Finisia Medrano
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Here are the collected writings of Finisia Medrano, visionary bundle carrier of the Sacred Hoops and traditional life ways from the First Nations of the Great Basin. Her stories and teachings offer a... More > glimpse into an almost forgotten way of walking in beauty with the land. Includes memoirs, manifesto, visions, essays, photography and poetry. This book is captivating and bursting with raw emotional prose drawing from a lifetime of rewilding in the face of the industrial age. For more information on her work, check out her youtube channel www.youtube.com/finisiamedrano< Less
Art & Science in the South Nation Watershed By Aleta Karstad
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In the tradition of the Group of Seven but with the eye of a naturalist, Aleta Karstad paints the Canadian landscape "au plein air". This book showcases nineteen of her jewel-like... More > paintings from the watershed of the South Nation River in easternmost Ontario. Each is accompanied by insightful and lyrical journal entries about the experience of making each painting and about the landscape and its plants and animals. While Aleta paints, her biologist husband, Fred Schueler, makes a scientific survey of the surrounding area, giving special attention to the interactions between native and invasive species. Together, this artist/biologist team works to increase public knowledge of not only the beauty of the landscape but also its biological health and the conservation measures suggested by their observations.< Less
Liberation Science: Putting Science to Work for Social and Environmental Justice By Steven H. Emerman et al.
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Liberation Science is the practice of using the knowledge and methods of science to solve the social and environmental problems faced by the poor. Liberation Science can address these problems... More > because it has been freed from the flawed scientific paradigms that are linked to the flawed social paradigms of nationalism and capitalism. Three themes of Liberation Science are: 1) The definition of an ecosystem becomes both more expansive and more holistic to include humans, cultural practices, and the built environment, together with the possibility that an ecosystem could mimic the behavior of a single organism. 2) The logic and methods of science are made available to ordinary people, empowering them to understand the ecologies of their own communities. 3) Science becomes open to complementary philosophical approaches that draw upon cultural and spiritual traditions of particular regions or communities.< Less