Luke McGuff (holyoutlaw) wrote,
Luke McGuff

“Keep it Living”

Farming, Native American Style

A good report on the increasing evidence that Native American farming techniques were very productive and sustainable, compared to contemporaneous European techniques and even today. Studying the nearly exterminated techniques of resource management can help us develop permaculture practices today. In many ways, “restoration” includes restoration of forms of knowledge (Native American permaculture techniques) and restoration of practices (walkability in cities).

Mirrored from Nature Intrudes. Please comment over there.

Tags: first nations, keeping it living, links, nancy j. turner, native american, permaculture, restoraion, traditional ecological knowledge

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