2017 Conference Abstracts

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Session: Best Practices in Haudenosaunee Environmental Work
Author(s) Abstract Title
Moscoe
, Lauren
Blas
, Raul - Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina
Emshwiller
, Eve - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Making research findings relevant and accessible in the communities where we work: our experience creating agrobiodiversity catalogs in the Peruvian Andes
Pierotti
, Raymond - University of Kansas
Howe
, Nimachia
Naapi and Niche Construction: Traditional stories discuss how organisms direct the shaping of their environments
Dolan
, Jessica - McGill University
The Restorative Ecology of Peace: Haudenosaunee Environmental Knowledge and Philosophies of Stewardship
Session: Birds, Plants and Other People: Ecological and Cultural Relationships Across Species Boundaries
Author(s) Abstract Title
Hecht
, David - University of Georgia
A Kingdom of Deities: Spiritual Landscapes, Protected Areas, and the Role of Conservation Mapping in Bhutan
Vásquez-Dávila
, Marco Antonio - Instituto Tecnológico del Valle de Oaxaca
Jiménez-Díaz
, Juan Elmar
Allende-Nazario
, Reyna
Avian Metamorphosis: Birds, Humans and Deities in Mesoamerican Mythology
Herron
, Scott - Ferris State University
Bineseewug: The relationship of thunderbeings and thunderbirds to the Anishinaabek Great Lakes Native American people
Whaanga
, Hemi - Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies, University of Waikato
Scofield
, Paul - Canterbury Museum, New Zealand
Wehi
, Priscilla - Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua
Roa
, Tom - Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies, University of Waikato
Indigenous methods of naming avifauna and its relevance in biodiversity reporting, monitoring and mapping
Park
, Karen - University of Pittsburgh
Might a Flight of Swallows a Covey of Concerned Characters Beget?
Ignace
, Marianne - Simon Fraser University
Ignace
, Ronald - Simon Fraser University and Skeetchestn Indian Band
Secwepemc Loons as Symbols of Power and Transformation
Sault
, Nicole - Sally Glean Center
Vulture and Condor Bringing Seeds: Relationships Embodied Through Oral Traditions in Costa Rica and the Andean Antiplano
Session: Engaging communities: The process of initiating ethnobiological fieldwork
Author(s) Abstract Title
McCune
, Letitia - BotanyDoc, LLC
Academic Societies, Ethnobiology and Ethics Codes
Porter
, Caitlin - Saint Mary's University, Ecology of Plants in Communities lab
Oberndorfer
, Erica - Labrador Institute
Lundholm
, Jeremy - Saint Mary's University, Ecology of Plants in Communities lab
Barrens in Nova Scotia: Biodiversity, Long-term Dynamics, Plants and People
Bannister
, Kelly - University of Victoria & International Society of Ethnobiology
Ethnobiology and the Art of Ethics
Fowler
, Cynthia - Wofford
Initiating Research on Igniting Fires in the Blue Ridge Mountains during the Autumn 2016 Conflagration
Davy
, Damien - UMR LEEISA (CNRS)
Panapuy
, James - PAG (Amazonian National Park/Parc Amazonien de Guyane)
Odonne
, Guillaume - UMR LEEISA (CNRS)
Tackling the challenges of the implementation of ABS procedures in France: the case of Teko ethnobotany in French Guiana.
Medinaceli
, Armando - Latin American Society of Ethnobiology
Taking an early first step for ethnobiological fieldwork
Desrosiers
, Sarah - University of British Columbia
Henry
, Greg - Univeristy of British Columbia
Student
, Participants - Kugluktuk High School, Nunavut
The Berry Project – Insight on conducting research in the Canadian Arctic
Flores
, Fabio - Centro Peninsular en Humanidades y en Ciencias Sociales, UNAM
Towards a respectful ethnoarchaeological practice: zoo archaeological materials and biocultural heritage.
Session: ROLE OF ETHNO-BOTANICAL TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE IN CONSERVATION OF BIODIVERSITY
Author(s) Abstract Title
Sabata
, David - Northern Arizona University
Culturally Significant Natural Resources at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah
Linares
, Edelmira - Institute of Biology, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Bye
, Robert - Institute of Biology, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Mera
, Luz María - Institute of Biology, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Documentation of traditional foods and agrobiodiversity of the Rarámuri (Chihuahua, Mexico) by means of videos: pinole and esquiate derived from maize (Zea mays).
Molnár
, Zsolt - MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Hungary
Babai
, Daniel - MTA Centre for the Humanities
Biró
, Marianna - MTA Centre for Ecological Research
Kis
, József - Fábiánsebestyén
Máté
, János - Tatárszentgyörgy
Varga
, Anna - MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Hungary
Herders, farmers, conservationists and ecologists working together for better grassland management in Hungary
Session: Solidarity, Allyship, & Justice in an "Applied" Ethnobiology
Author(s) Abstract Title
Armstrong
, Chelsey Geralda - Simon Fraser University
A Cartography of Struggle: Cultural Landscapes and Contested Archaeology in Northwest British Columbia
Fowler
, Catherine S. - University of Nevada
Applied Ethnobiology, Advocacy and the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe of Death Valley, California
McAlvay
, Alex - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Barriers, resources, questions: Moving forward as an advocate-academic
Baker
, Janelle - McGill University; Athabasca University
For Profit or Print: Reflecting on How to be a Useful Ethnobiologist
Sault
, Nicole - Sally Glean Center
How Condors Led Me to Mining and Water Issues: Walking in Solidarity with Latin America Communities
Hunn
, Eugene S. - University of Washington
Place Names as Moral Deeds to Traditional Homelands
Reo
, Nicholas - Dartmouth College
The Indigenous Confluence project
Spalding
, Pamela - University of Victoria
The limits of advocacy: exploring relationships between ethnoecology and acknowledging and affirming Aboriginal rights in the Canadian Court System.
Blazina
, Ashley - University of Washington
Whitewashed Time: How Academic Calendars and Funding Duration Affect Meaningful Cultural Work and Exchange
Session: The IPBES Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services: Calling upon the contribution of Ethnobiology
Author(s) Abstract Title
Molnár
, Zsolt - MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Hungary
Zayas
, Cynthia Neri - Center for International Studies, University of the Philippines, Diliman
A new global biodiversity and ecosystems services assessment: what do ethnobiologists and traditional knowledge holders could benefit from it?
Bond
, Matthew - University of Hawai'i
Anderson
, Barbara J - Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua
Wehi
, Priscilla - Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua
Incorporating biocultural relationships into climate change modeling
Brondizio
, Eduardo - Indiana University - Bloomington
Diaz
, Sandra - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba - Argentina
Settele
, Josef - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ - Germany
Members of the IPBES Secretariat, ILK Task Force, ILK GA Liaison group
, Various - Intergovernmental S-P Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
Operationalizing Indigenous and Local Knowledge and Practices (ILK) in the Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services of IPBES
White
, John - Tulane
The Ethics & Benefits of Indigenous Local Knowledge, Practices and Innovations in Crop Wild Relative Conservation In Situ
Ulicsni
, Viktor - Department of Ecology, University of Szeged, Hungary
Babai
, Dániel - MTA Research Centre for the Humanities, Institute of Ethnology, Hungary
Vadász
, Csaba - Kiskunság National Park, Hungary
Báldi
, András - MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Hungary
Molnár
, Zsolt - MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Hungary
Traditional ecological knowledge of wild animals: an underestimated opportunity for knowledge co-production for biodiversity assessments and conservation
Session: Individual Abstract Submission
Author(s) Abstract Title
Dolan
, Jessica - McGill University
"The Plants, Our Sustenance, and the Trees:" Cultural Persistence of Knowledge and Use of Wild and Heirloom Food Species in Haudenosaunee Communities
Mueller
, Natalie - Washington University in St. Louis
Agricultural Communities and the Rise of Cahokia: Evidence from Seeds
Smith
, Nicole - Hakai Institute
Augustine
, Skye - Parks Canada
Holmes
, Keith - Hakai Institute
Lepofsky
, Dana - Simon Fraser University
Neudorf
, Chrissy - University of the Fraser Valley
Puckett
, Misha - Simon Fraser University
Roberts
, Christine - Wei Wai Kum First Nation, Hakai Institute
Rowell
, Kirsten - University of Colorado
Salomon
, Anne - Simon Fraser University
Salter
, Natasha - Simon Fraser University
Toniello
, Ginevra - Simon Fraser University
Wilson
, Louie - We Wai Kum First Nation, Hakai Institute
Ancient Mariculture in British Columbia: Documenting the Past for the Future, Part 2.
Armstrong
, Chelsey Geralda - Simon Fraser University
McAlvay
, Alex - University Wisconsin, Madison
Miller
, Jesse - University of California-Davis
Lepofsky
, Dana - Simon Fraser University
Turner
, Nancy J. - University of Victoria
Biodiversity and Functional Traits Reflect Indigenous Forest Gardens in the Pacific Northwest
Monterrubio Solís
, Constanza - UNAM, Becaria del Programa de Becas Post doctorales UNAM-CIMSUR
Bringing joy back to the table: food traditions’ dynamics in two different regions of Chiapas, Mexico.
Ferenczi
, Natasha-Kim - Simon Fraser University
Composing plant agents: configuring conservation around people and plant relationships
Anderson
, E. N. - University of California, Riverside
Conservation Ideology Revisited: Northwest Coast Myths that Teach Environmental Care
Dixon
, Anna - USF St. Petersburg
Coontie: From Staff of Life to Threatened Species in Florida
Tom
, Whitley - Southern Utah University Student, Tribal Liaison Intern
Montoya
, Nancy - Cedar Breaks National Monument Lead Interpretive Ranger
Sewings
, Nancy - Cedar Breaks National Monument Cheif of Education and Partnership
Creating a relationship and perserving history with the Park Service and Native American Tribe (The Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah): Stories of the past
Tom
, Whitley - Southern Utah University Student
Montoya
, Nancy - Cedar Breaks National Monument Lead Interpretive Ranger
Sewings
, Daphne - Cedar Breaks National Monument Cheif of Education and Partnership
Creating a relationship and perserving history with the Park Service and Native American Tribe (The Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah): Stories of the past
Bond
, Matthew - University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Gaoue
, Orou - University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Disentangling Biocultural Roots of Medicinal Plant Knowledge
Bisulca
, Christina - Detroit Institute of Arts
Mori
, Chika - Arthur M. Sackler and Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution
Pool
, Marilen - Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona
Odegaard
, Nancy - Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona
Dye Components in Insect Lac (Shellac) of the American Southwest
Evans
, Annie
Elder Annie Evans speaks on connections to family places
Winters
, Nellie
Elder Nellie Winters speaks on the importance of home
Wolverton
, Steve - University of North Texas, Department of Geography & the Environment
Otaola
, Clara - Instituto Multidisciplinario de Historia y Ciencias Humanas, Buenos Aires
Giardina
, Miguel - Museo de Historia Natural de San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina
Neme
, Gustavo - Museo de Historia Natural de San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina
Gil
, Adolfo - Museo de Historia Natural de San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina
Encountering Contemporary Pastoralism via Zooarchaeology: New Data from the Argentine Andes
Chandler-Ezell
, Karol - Stephen F. Austin State Univ., Dept. Anthropology, Geography, & Sociology
Ethnobiological practices of local practitioners in East Texas and Western Lousiana
Best
, Sunshine - Tulane University
Ethnobotanical Networks Thru Community Gardens
Garineaud
, Clément - Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris
Ethnoecology during crisis: adaptation of seaweed harvester's knowledge and practices
Paul
, Andrew - Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN)
Ethnoecology for Peace: Karen Environmental Relations and the Salween Peace Park in Karen State, Burma
Lepofsky
, Dana - Simon Fraser University, Hakai Institute
Carpenter
, Jennifer - Heiltsuk Integrated Resource Management Dept (HIMRD)
Wunsch
, Mark - Greencoast media
Turner
, Nancy - University of Victoria, Hakai Institute
Jackley
, Julia - Simon Fraser University, Hakai Institute
Exploring Hauyat: A Cultural Keystone Place of the Heiltsuk, British Columbia, Canada
Heckelsmiller
, Cynthiann - Washington State University
Exploring the children's domain of edible plant knowledge in a Maasai village
Oberndorfer
, Erica - Labrador Institute
Forgotten fires? A people’s history of fire in Labrador
Stiegler
, Christopher - University of Arkansas
Gastrointestinal Health as a Stimulus for Native American Attraction to Medicinal Asteraceae and Further Implications for Human Evolution.
Olofsson
, Ebba - Champlain Regional College/Concordia University
Gender Inequality in Swedish Legislation of Sámi Reindeer Herding.
Gillreath-Brown
, Andrew - Washington State University
d'Alpoim Guedes
, Jade - Washington State University
Grain Size Across the Finite Frontier of Asia
Cannon
, Carrie - Hualapai Tribe
Grand Foods of the Grand Canyon; A Nutritional Analysis of Traditional Food Plants of the Hualapai Tribe
Musch
, Tilman - University of Bayreuth (Germany)
Herbal medicine for Naja nigricollis bites in Western Niger: Symptomatic treatments and possible antidotes.
Greening
, Spencer - Gitga'at First Nation
Lepofksy
, Dana - Simon Fraser University
Letham
, Bryn - University of British Columbia
Turner
, Nancy - University of Victoria
Historical Ecology of Laxgalts’ap – Remembering Indigenous Knowledge in a Gitga’at Cultural Keystone Place
Antonio
, Thomas - Institute of American Indian Arts
Indigenous Biotechnology/Corn Nixtamalization
Mt.Pleasant
, Jane - Cornell University
Indigenous Food Sovereignty Requires Diversity and Radical Natural Resource Management
Shebitz
, Daniela - Kean University
Oviedo
, Angela - Kean University
Indigenous Knowledge and the Search for Plant Medicine: A Teaching Case Study Involving Prior Informed Consent with the Maya ICBG
Gardener
, Erica
Narcotics, Empire, and the Marijuana Frontier
Salick
, Jan - Missouri Botanical Garden
Narragansett Food Sovereignty Initiative and Climate Change
Savo
, Valentina - Simon Fraser University
Lepofsky
, Dana - Simon Fraser University
Waterfall
, Pauline - Community of Bella Bella
Community of Bella Bella
, Heiltsuk - Community of Bella Bella
Observations of climate change in the Heiltsuk territory (British Columbia, Canada)
Tareau
, Marc-Alexandre - UMR LEEISA (Université de Guyane/CNRS)
Dejouhanet
, Lucie - AIHP-GEODE (Université des Antilles)
Palisse
, Marianne - UMR LEEISA (Université de Guyane)
Odonne
, Guillaume - UMR LEEISA (CNRS)
Phyto-Pharmacopoeias in Motion: An Ethnobotanical Approach to Geographical and Cultural Circulations on the French Guiana coastal region.
Phumthum
, Methee - Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark
Baslev
, Henrik - Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark
Plant Ethnomedicinal Knowledge changes following ethnic migration
Main Johnson
, Leslie - Athabasca University
Benditt
, Riva - Athabasca University
Plants, Land and Language–Gwich’in Elders’ Perspectives on Traditional Living and well-being
Orozco
, Jessica - Hualapai Tribe Department of Natural Resources
Post-Fire Monitoring on the Hualapai Reservation, Peach Springs, Arizona
Thiel
, Amanda - Washington State University
Q'eqchi' Maya Home Gardens
Zeng
, Lily - Yale University
Regeneration as a Socioecological Process in Sacred Groves of Xishuangbanna, Southwest China
Sehgal
, Dr. Anju Batta - Deptt. of Higher Education,Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, India
ROLE OF ETHNIC TRIBES IN CONSERVATION OF BIODIVERSITY OF “GREAT HIMALAYAN NATIONAL PARK”—A PARADISE WAITING TO BE EXPLORED
Sehgal
, Dr. Anju Batta - Deptt. of Higher Education,Govt. of Himachal Pradesh, India
ROLE OF ETHNIC TRIBES IN CONSERVATION OF BIODIVERSITY OF “GREAT HIMALAYAN NATIONAL PARK”—A PARADISE WAITING TO BE EXPLORED
Mathews
, Darcy - University of Victoria
Savannahs of Living Fuel: The Coast Salish Management of Douglas-fir Bark Fuel
Gagnon
, Terese - Syracuse University
Seed Memory/Body Memory: The (Re)production of Karen More-Than-Human Culture Across Borders
Hagwood
, Austin - University of Cambridge
Seeing REDD: The Political Ecology of Logging in Papua New Guinea
Sato
, Yasuaki - Osaka Sangyo University, Japan
Social Aspects of the Maintenance of Banana Landrace Diversity in Central Uganda
Flachs
, Andrew - Heidelberg University
Squeezing Agrobiodiversity: Herbicides and High Density Cropping on GM Cotton Fields in Telangana, India
Eloheimo
, Marja - The Evergreen State College
Suomalaiset Marjat (Finnish Berries): A Role for Heritage in Cultivating Ecocultural Relationality
Nazarea
, Virginia - University of Georgia
Tasting Love and Legacy
Walshaw
, Sarah - Senior Instructor, Department of History, Simon Fraser University.
Teaching Food History Against the Grain
Toniello
, Ginevra - Simon Fraser University, Hakai Institute
Lepofsky
, Dana - Simon Fraser University, Hakai Institute
Rowell
, Kirsten - University of Colorado
The Ecological and Cultural Effects of Clam Gardens on Northern Quadra Island, British Columbia
Lullfitz
, Alison - University of Western Australia
Pettersen
, Carol - Menang Noongar Elder
Reynolds
, Ron (Doc) - Esperance Nyungar Elder
Dortch
, Joe - University of Western Australia
Guilfoyle
, David - Applied Archaeology International
Hopper
, Stephen - University of Western Australia
The Noongar of south western Australia: a case study of long-term biodiversity conservation in old, fragile landscapes
Teixidor-Toneu
, Irene - University of Reading
Martin
, Gary J. - Global Diversity Foundation
Puri
, Rajindra K. - University of Kent
Ouhammou
, Ahmed - Université Cadi Ayyad
Hawkins
, Julie A. - University of Reading
The practice of frigg: sociocultural changes affect traditional treatments in southern Morocco
MBUGUA
, PAUL - Member of Society of Economic Botany, Kenya Chapter
THE SANSEVIERIAS ETHNOBOTANY
Bye
, Robert - Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Linares
, Edelmira - Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Carrillo
, Guadalupe - Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Toronjil medicinal plant complex: ethnobotany and domestication of Agastache (Lamiaceae) in Mexico
Stepp
, John Richard - University of Florida
Towards An Ethnobiological Theory of Biodiversity and Sociolinguistic Diversity
Salmen-Hartley
, Jacob - UVic
Towards an Ethnobiology of Halibut Fishing on the Northwest Coast of North America
Goldfield
, Anna - Boston University
Wroth
, Kristen - Boston University
Using Nutritional Ecology and Energetic Modeling to Reexamine the Role of Plants in Neanderthal Diet in Southwest France
Montanari
, Bernadette - School of Earth, Society and Environment, University of Illinois, Champaign
Women’s social enterprise in the initiatives of the Green Moroccan Plan: Making room for empowerment
Grindle
, Dalyn - University of Wyoming
Rita
, Austin - University of Oklahoma
Hofman
, Courtney - Unversity of Oklahoma
Rick
, Torben - National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Zooarchaeology of the Native American Sturgeon Fishery in Coastal Oregon, 350 BC to AD 1150
1. Smith; 2. Oberndorfer
, 1. Tyler; 2. Erica - 1. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; 2. Labrador Institute
“What our ancestors planted, it’s good to bring here”: Retracing the shared travels of rhubarb and Inuit in Labrador
Session: Poster Session
Author(s) Abstract Title
Richards
, Shanee - University of the Virgin Islands
An Ethnobotanical Study of Native Plants in the Virgin Islands
Mustafa, Commodore, Liburd, Lanclos, Estrill, Scotland,Wyllie,Harmon, Brandy,Wyllie-Echeverria
, Haya, Nirisha,Keryl,Raiyna, Khadijah,Brianna,LouAnne,Ann,Yakini,Sandy - University of the Virgin Islands
Distillation of Myrcianthes fragrans: An undergraduate research project
Ducey
, Mark - University of New Hampshire
Colter
, R. Andy - USDA Forest Service and University of New Hampshire
Hoy
, Joann - Botanist, Auburn NH
Phillipe
, Jessica - USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Ecological Relationships and Potential Ethnobotanical Uses of the Forest Understory: A Case Study from the White Mountains of New Hampshire
Johnson
, Emily S. - Boston University, Department of Archaeology
Marston
, John M. - Boston University, Department of Archaeology
Elite Feasting and Monumental Dedication at Early Phrygian Gordion, Central Turkey
Witeck
, Kayla
Ethnobotanical and economic importance of the genus Passiflora
Ruggiero
, Juliet - University of the Virgin Islands
Wyllie-Echeverria
, Sandy - University of Washington
Ethnobotanical Pedagogy for Undergraduates: An example from the University of the Virgin Islands
Pangging
, Govinda - North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST)
Sharma
, Chaman Lal - North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST)
Sharma
, Madhubala - North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST)
Ethnobotanical studies and valuation of plant species used in magico-religious practices of Deori tribe in Assam, India.
Arbogast
, Drew - The Ohio State University
Arnold
, Julia - The Ohio State University
Buffington
, Abigail - The Ohio State
Weiland
, Andrew - The Ohio State University
How Mobile are Phytoliths in the Laboratory? An Examination of Cross-Contamination during the Extraction Process
Forth
, Gregory - Dept of Anthropology, University of Alberta
Humans and dugongs in eastern Indonesia
Wade
, Kali - Boston University
Shillito
, Lisa-Marie - University of Edinburgh
Bonsall
, Clive - University of Edinburgh
Phytolith Analysis of Cumbria’s Prehistoric Populations
Kachko
, Liza
Dardar
, Theresa - Pointe au Chien Indian Tribe
Revitalizing Traditional Plant Knowledge in Coastal Louisiana: Pointe au Chien Indian Tribe Medicinal Plant Garden Project.
Cannon
, Carrie - Hualapai Tribe
TEK and Vegetation Restoration in Wesetern Grand Canyon