Rosalyn R. LaPier

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Rosalyn is an award-winning Indigenous writer and ethnobotanist with a BA in physics and Ph.D. in environmental history. She studies the intersection of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) learned from elders and the academic study of environmental history and religion. Rosalyn is an enrolled member of the Blackfeet Tribe in Montana and Métis.

Loss of Indigenous Langues Limits Our Insights from Nature Erraticus Image by Andrew James

Loss of Indigenous Languages Limits Our Insights from Nature

Language loss can be considered as extreme as the extinction of a plant or an animal—regarding indigenous languages in particular.