Notable Blogs 10/29/10

This week’s Notable blogs focus on cultural heritage.

We begin in British Columbia where the life’s work of a much-loved elder will be remembered through the creation of a nature preserve.

Dr. Mary Thomas had a vision; collaboration amongst people who would value and preserve the gifts of nature. Mary Thomas, a respected Neskonlith Elder, dedicated her life to sharing the knowledge of the earth’s bounty she had learned from her Grandmothers. The Mary Thomas Heritage Sanctuary, once created, will be dedicated to carrying on the legacy of Dr. Mary to advance the cultural values and knowledge of her people through collaboration and exchange.

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