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ANTH 470 - Community Ethnobotany

Units: 3
Students engage with local indigenous communities, conduct original research, and participate in the implementation of community goals relating to cultural awareness, preservation, and survival. Students learn anthropological and ethnobotanical methods, including participant observation, field research, ethnographic writing, documentation of plant uses, medicinal values, processing methods, plant lore, etc., while conducting community-based field research with members of indigenous communities, such as the San Luis Rey band of Mission Indians and other local and transnational indigenous communities in the San Diego region. This class meets for four hours each week May be repeated for a total of six 6 units. Course includes a service learning component.

Satisfies GE area: DD



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