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Douglas Deur

DOUGLAS DEUR assists native peoples of the western United States and Canada in documenting enduring plant use practices as well as the rituals, values, and ecological relationships that have shaped traditional resource harvests. He also has gathered and used native plants his entire life. Gifted Earth is a product of his long-term collaboration with the Quinault Indian Nation’s Department of Natural Resources to record plant knowledge of tribal members in order to guide modern land-use planning, ensure that this knowledge is passed on to future generations of tribal members, and share this information as appropriate with the outside world.

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