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Athabasca University

Dr. Leslie Main Johnson

Full Professor



Recent Publications

Johnson, Leslie Main and Janelle Marie Baker. 2014. Teaching Ethnobiology On-line at a Canadian Distance Learning University. Chapter 17 in Quave, Cassandra L., Ed. Innovative Strategies for Teaching in the Plant Sciences. New York: Springer Press.

Johnson, Leslie Main. 2013. Plants, Places and the Storied Landscape—Looking at First Nations Perspectives on Plants and Land. BC Studies Special Issue. Edited by Nancy Turner and Dana Lepofsky 179:79-100.

Johnson, Leslie Main. 2013. Revisiting the Origins of Northwest Coast Packstraps. Museum Anthropology 36(2): 131–149.

Johnson, Leslie Main. 2011. Language, Landscape and Ethnoecology, Reflections from Northwestern Canada (Chapter). IN Landscape in Language: Transdisciplinary Perspectives. David Mark, Andrew G. Turk, Niclas Burenhult and David Stea, Eds. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Johnson, L. M. and Davidson-Hunt, I. 2011. Ethnoecology and Landscapes, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch16

Johnson, Leslie Main. 2010. Trail of Story, Travellers’ Path-Reflections on Ethnoecology and Landscape. Edmonton: Athabasca University Press.

Johnson, Leslie Main and Eugene S. Hunn (Editors). 2010. Landscape Ethnoecology, Concepts of Biotic and Physical Space. New York: Berghahn Books.

Johnson, Leslie Main. 2009. Interpreting Evidence of Past Plant Use by Subarctic and Northern Northwest Coast Peoples. IN Jayne Wilkins and Kirsten Anderson (Eds.) Tools of the Trade: Methods, Techniques, and Innovative Approaches in Archaeology. Calgary: University of Calgary Press.

Trusler, Scott and Leslie Main Johnson. 2008. “Berry Patch” as a Kind of Place- the ethnoecology of black huckleberry in Northwestern Canada. Human Ecology 36(4): 553-568.

Johnson, Leslie Main. 2008. Plants and Habitats—a Consideration of Dene Ethnoecology in Northwestern Canada. Botany 86:146-157.

Johnson, Leslie Main. 2006. Gitksan Medicinal Plants—Cultural Choice and Efficacy. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:29 doi:10.1186/1 746-4269-2-29 Published 21 June.

Updated January 27 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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