Enrique Salmón is author of Eating The Landscape, a book focused on small-scale Native farmers of the Greater Southwest and their role in maintaining biocultural diversity.
Enrique holds a PhD in anthropology from Arizona State University.His dissertation was a study of how the bio-region of the Rarámuri people of the Sierra Madres of Chihuahua, Mexico influences their language and thought. Enrique has been a Scholar-in-Residence at the Heard Museum, on the Board of Directors of the Society of Ethnobiology, and has published several articles and chapters on Indigenous Ethnobotany, agriculture, nutrition, and traditional ecological knowledge. He teaches American Indian Studies in the Department of Ethnic Studies at Cal State University East Bay.
Contributions to HumansandNature.org:
I Want the Earth to Know Me as a Friend
A response to “What kind of ancestor do you want to be?”
Books for the Center for Humans and Nature:
Wildness: Relations of People and Place, “No Word,” 2017, University of Chicago Press
- Eating the Landscape
A book by Enrique Salmón.