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Sustaining The Forest, The People, And The Spirit

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Overview

Documents and describes the Menominee Indians' tribal practice of sustainable environmental development.
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This volume is a study of the Menominee Indian Tribe and how it has sustained a 230,000 acre forest in ways that have enhanced rather than degraded the environment. Davis, president of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, Wisconsin, reviews Menominee history, politics, institutions, economy, culture, spirituality, and science, to illustrate how this case can provide an example for methods to achieve sustainable environmental development. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791444160
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/6/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Tables and Figures

1. Sustainable Development Visions and the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

2. What are the Elements of the Menominee Sustainable Development Model?

3. The Beginnings of Sustainablility

4. Culture and the Spirit

5. Menominee Politics, Political Character, and Institutions

6. Menominee Economics

7. The History of the Menominee Forest

8. Managing the Forest and the Menominee Ecosystems

9. An Analysis of the Menominee Model of Sustainable Development

10. Conclusion

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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