Indigenous peoples' food systems the many dimensions of culture, diversity and environment for nutrition and health [edited by] Harriet V. Kuhnlein, Bill Erasmus, Dina SpigelskiMaterial type: TextLanguage: ENG Publication details: Rome Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment 2009Description: x, 339 p., 38 p. of plates ill., maps, ports. 25 cmISBN: 9789251060711; 9251060711Subject(s): Indigenous peoples -- Food | Indigenous peoples -- NutritionDDC classification: 363.8 LOC classification: TX361.N3 | I53 2009
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-303) and indexes
Why are indigenous peoples' food systems important and why do they need documentation? / Harriet V. Kuhnlein -- Back to the future : using traditional food and knowledge to promote a healthy future among Inuit / Grace M. England, ... [et al.] -- The Nuxalk food and nutrition program, Coastal British Columbia, Canada : 1981-2006 / Nancy J. Turner, ... [et al.] -- Gwich'in traditional food for health : phase 1 / Harriet V. Kuhnlein, ... [et al.] -- Traditional food system of an Awajun community in Peru / Hilary Creed-Kanashiro, ... [et al.] -- Ingano traditional food and health : phase 1, 2004-2005 / Camilo Correal, ... [et al.] -- Documentation of the traditional food system of Pohnpei / Lois Englberger, ... [et al.] -- Traditional food systems of indigenous peoples : the Ainu in the Saru River region, Japan / Masami Iwasaki-Goodman, Satomi Ishii and Taichi Kaizawa -- Thailand : food system and nutritional status of indigenous children in a Karen community / Sinee Chotiboriboon, ... [et al.] -- Traditional food system of Dalit in zaheerabad region, Medak district, Andhra Pradesh, India / Buduru Salomeyesudas and Periyapatna V. Satheesh -- The Bhil food system : links to food security, nutrition and health / Lalita Bhattacharjee, ... [et al.] -- The Maasai food system and food and nutrition security / Shadrack Oiye, ... [et al.] -- The Igbo traditional food system documented in four states in southern Nigeria / Elizabeth C. Okeke, ... [et al.]
The case studies presented in this book show the wealth of knowledge in indigenous communities in diverse ecosystems, the richness of their food resources, the strengths of the local traditional food systems, how people think about and use these foods, the influx of industrial and purchased food, and the circumstances of the nutrition transition in indigenous communities--Publisher's description.