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The River of Life : Sustainable Practices of Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples

By (author) Michael Marchand , By (author) Kristiina A. Vogt , By (author) Asep Suntama , By (author) Rodney Cawston , By (author) John C. Gordon , By (author) Mia Siscawati , By (author) Daniel Vogt , By (author) John Tovey , By (author) Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir , By (author) Patricia A Roads

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Sustainability defines the need for any society to live within the constraints of the land's capacity to deliver all natural resources the society consumes. This book compares the general differences between Native Americans and western world view towards resources. It will provide the 'nuts and bolts' of a sustainability portfolio designed by indigenous peoples. This book introduces the ideas on how to link nature and society to make sustainable choices. To be sustainable, nature and its endowment needs to be linked to human behavior similar to the practices of indigenous peoples. The main goal of this book is to facilitate thinking about how to change behavior and to integrate culture into thinking and decision-processes.

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  • Hardback | 278 pages
  • 178 x 244 x 22mm | 619.99g
  • 17 Oct 2013
  • De Gruyter
  • Walter de Gruyter & Co
  • Berlin
  • English
  • 25 black & white illustrations, 25 schw.-w. Abb.
  • 311027583X
  • 9783110275834

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Michael E. Marchand, Kristiina A. Vogt, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Asep S. Suntana, Forest Systems and Bioenergy and LEI (Lembaga Ekolabel Indonesia), Bogor, Indonesia; Rodney Cawston, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; John C. Gordon, Portland, OR; Mia Siscawati, Sajogyo Institute, Bogor, Indonesia; Daniel J. Vogt, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; John D. Tovey, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir, Agricultural University, Iceland; Patricia A. Roads, Miamisburg, OH, USA.

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