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Congratulations Nancy Turner

Congratulations Nancy Turner

April 13, 2016

BC Studies congratulates Nancy Turner on her winning of the 2016 Canada Prize in the Social Sciences by The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences for her book, Ancient Patheways, Ancestral Knowledge: Ethnobotany and Ecological Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples of Northwestern North America. Reviewed here in BC Studies no. 188 Winter 2016.

Nancy also co-edited with Dana Lepofsky the special theme issue, BC Studies no. 179 Autumn 2013. Ethnobotany of British Columbia: Plants and Peoples in a Changing World.

BC Studies would also like to congratulate all the finalists and winners.

The following finalists are also reviewed in BC Studies Issue no. 188 Winter 2016.
Humanities Finalist: Food Will Win the War: The Politics, Culture, and Science of Food on Canada’s Home Front by Ian Mosby

Social Sciences Finalist:“Metis:” Race, Recognition, and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood by Chris Andersen

Equality Deferred: Sex Discrimination and British Columbia’s Human Rights State, 1953-84 by Dominique Clément

For more information on the Canada Prizes and the full list of winners and finalists.  Click here.