Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type E: Indigenous Content - Indigenous Ethnobotany

Biology 3012 Indigenous Ethnobotany
An examination of the relationship of Indigenous Peoples to the plant kingdom. Covers how plants are viewed by Indigenous Peoples and their usage of plants for nourishment, ceremonial, medicinal, and utilitarian purposes. Emphasis will be on Indigenous practices with plants in North America with a particular focus on Northwestern Ontario.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Biology 1130, Chemistry 1110, Chemistry 1130, Chemistry 2211

Offering: 2-3; or 2-3
Notes: A course fee for field and laboratory activities will be required.
Course Classifications:
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content