This chapter presents a narrative of harvesting as a traditional land use paradigm and the many levels of community empowerment that emerged through a community based Native ecology initiative and reclaiming of Indian land, both physically and conceptually. The harvesting of traditional medicinal, ceremonial, and edible plants within the Chicago American Indian community has had impacts on community members relationships to land and subsistence rights in an urban, multi-tribal context.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Indigenous Innovation|
|Subtitle of host publication||Universalities and Peculiarities|
|Number of pages||21|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2015|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences(all)