Seeing the Seeds Home: Increasing Opportunities and Responsibilities of Non-Native Seed-Holding Institutions within the Seed Rematriation Movement

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2019: $200,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2022
Grant Recipient: Iowa State University
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Christina Gish Hill
Iowa State University
Conference paper for the UK Anthropology and Conservation Conference. The paper and presentation discuss how, since first contact, Native American seed keepers have witnessed the displacement of culturally significant plant varieties. Herrighty discusses the seed rematriation movement as a response to this appropriation, detailing the responsibility of non-Native institutions to engage within this network
Conference/Presentation Material
Emma Herrighty, Iowa State University
Target audiences:
Educators; Researchers
Ordering info:
Christina Gish Hill
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.