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How can we teach our children if we cannot access the forest? Generational change in Mapuche knowledge of wild edible plants in Andean temperate ecosystems of Chile

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For many indigenous peoples, the contributions of wild edible plants go well beyond nourishment; they are often also used as dye and medicines, as well as markers of identity. However, historical and contemporary processes of land grabbing, forest loss, acculturation, and lifestyle changes may Erode the transmission of plant knowledge to new generations. In this paper, we document 1) the botanical knowledge of wild edible plants and 2) perceived influences on the transmission of this knowledg...

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Peer reviewed
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10.2993/0278-0771-36.2.412

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SAME
Subgroup:
Human Sciences Institute
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Publisher:
Society of Ethnobiology Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Ethnobiology Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2016-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-03-01
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EISSN:
2162-4496
ISSN:
0278-0771
Pubs id:
pubs:734386
URN:
uri:ad5c219e-da94-4d75-96f5-d308c02db169
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uuid:ad5c219e-da94-4d75-96f5-d308c02db169
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pubs:734386

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