Jeannette Armstrong

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Page Range

pp. 163-170

Print Length

7 pages

14. An Okanagan Worldview of Society

  • Jeannette Armstrong (author)
This chapter introduces the worldview of the Okanogan people, an indigenous people inhabiting in the northwest of North America. Jeannette Armstrong describes her personal background and experience growing up as a member of the Okanogan community in the Okanogan Valley in British Columbia, Canada. She highlights the importance of intimacy with the land, taking responsibility for relationships, and building resilient communities in the face of cultural and environmental destruction.


Jeannette Armstrong