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Osanyin/Osain: The Owner of Medicinal and Magical Herbs

Mercedes Cros Sandoval

in Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030203
eISBN:
9780813039565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030203.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the owner of magical and medicinal herbs. African worshippers do not consider Osanyin as a horticultural divinity or a deity who concerns himself with domestic plants or ... More


It Takes a Village: Reflections on Building an Island School Garden

Susan Wyche and Kirk Surry

in Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter narrates the account of Alice Waters, the well-known owner and chef of Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. She founded the Edible Schoolyard Project in 1995, by starting a national ... More


The Gender of Cloth: Ainu Women and Cultural Revitalization

ann-elise lewallen

in Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836979
eISBN:
9780824870973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836979.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter narrates the “quiet revolution” that emerged in private spaces shared between elderwomen and the younger generation. Ainu women in their mid-forties to early seventies began meeting to ... More


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