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Roots of Our Renewal Ethnobotany and Cherokee Environmental Governance

By: Clint Carroll(Author)
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Highlights the complexities for indigenous Americans of governing a state while caring for the environment
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In Roots of Our Renewal, Clint Carroll tells how Cherokee people have developed material, spiritual, and political ties with the lands they have inhabited since removal from their homelands in the southeastern United States. Although the forced relocation of the late 1830s had devastating consequences for Cherokee society, Carroll shows that the reconstituted Cherokee Nation west of the Mississippi eventually cultivated a special connection to the new land – a connection that is reflected in its management of natural resources.

Until now, scant attention has been paid to the interplay between tribal natural resource management programs and governance models. Carroll is particularly interested in indigenous environmental governance along the continuum of resource-based and relationship-based practices and relates how the Cherokee Nation, while protecting tribal lands, is also incorporating associations with the nonhuman world. Carroll describes how the work of an elders' advisory group has been instrumental to this goal since its formation in 2008.

An enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Carroll draws from his ethnographic observations of Cherokee government–community partnerships during the past ten years. He argues that indigenous appropriations of modern state forms can articulate alternative ways of interacting with and "governing" the environment.

Contents

Preface

Introduction. Keepers of Knowledge: Indigenous Environmental Governance
1. Before Removal: The Political Ecology of the Early Cherokee State
2. Shaping New Homelands: Landscapes of Removal and Renewal
3. The “Greening” of Oklahoma: State Power and Cherokee Resurgence after the Dust Bowl
4. Indigenous Ethnobotany: Cherokee Medicine and the Power of Plant Lore
5. The Spirit of This Land: Terrains of Cherokee Governance
Conclusion. Sovereign Landscapes: Spiritual, Material, and Political Relationships to Land

Acknowledgments
Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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Biography

Clint Carroll is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and assistant professor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

By: Clint Carroll(Author)
NHBS
Highlights the complexities for indigenous Americans of governing a state while caring for the environment
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