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Recommended Reading for the Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology
Thursday, May 13th, 2010

12th International Congress of Ethnobiology (May 9-14, 2010)

This week the International Society of Enthnobiology (ISE) convenes in Tofino, British Columbia. The congress brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous people from around the world to tackle the key issues of our times, such as community-conserved areas and food sovereignty. The organization, which held its inaugural congress in Belém, Brazil in 1988, has a stated mission to recognize the central role of Indigenous peoples in all global, regional, and local processes, and the ICE works to support and promote  the critical efforts of Indigenous peoples, traditional societies, and local communities in the conservation of biological, cultural and linguistic diversity.