Canada Prize in the Social Sciences - Dr. Nancy Turner

The Canada Prizes are awarded annually to the best scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences. The winning books make an exceptional contribution to scholarship, are engagingly written, and enrich the social, cultural and intellectual life of Canada.

Dr. Nancy Turner was awarded the 2016 Canada Prize in Social Sciences: Her book Ancient Pathways, Ancestral Knowledge is an astonishing work of scholarship, the culmination of 40 years of collaborative engagement with indigenous communities and natural ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest.

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The Ring article Traditional plant expert Nancy Turner wins prestigious Canada Prize.