Turner, Nancy


Phone number: (250) 721-6124
Email: nturner@uvic.ca
Department: Biology

Research description:

Ethnobotany of Indigenous Peoples, particularly in northwestern North America
Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Traditional Land and Resource Management Systems Environmental Studies and Education
Forestry Issues
Economic Botany
Traditional Food Plants and Nutrition
Toxic Plants; Traditional Herbal Medicines and Pharmacology
Folk Classification
New Crop Development
Traditional Technologies and Plant Materials Plants in Traditional Narrative and Ceremony and Ritual

Related Links
Dr. Turner's Faces of UVic Research video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hqrtg2kBvTo

Health related research:

Nutrition and health of First Nations.

Community projects

Local First Nations use of plant resources, both historical and contemporary.

UVic Speakers bureau

Nancy Turner takes part in the UVic Speakers Bureau.
More information about the Speakers Bureau can be found here.

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