RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD AND ECOLOGY
Cover: Indigenous Traditions and Ecology in PAPERBACK

Indigenous Traditions and Ecology

The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community

Edited by John A. Grim

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PAPERBACK

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780945454281

Publication Date: 07/15/2001

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824 pages

6 x 9 inches

23 halftones, 17 line illustrations, 4 maps, 6 tables

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A new perspective on religions and the environment emerges from this collection. The authors, a diverse group of indigenous and non-native scholars and environmental activists, address compelling and urgent questions facing indigenous communities as they struggle with threats to their own sovereignty, increased market and media globalization, and the conservation of endangered bioregions.

Drawing attention to the pressures threatening indigenous peoples and ways of life, this volume describes modes of resistance and regeneration by which communities maintain a spiritual balance with larger cosmological forces while creatively accommodating current environmental, social, economic, and political changes.

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