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Category: Land Management :: Recreation :: Non-Motorized Recreation
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This coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic 1.7.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
This coastal Louisiana tribe is using generations of resilience to handle the pandemic Barry Yeoman Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:15 When the COVID-19 outbreak first reached Louisiana and residents were  ordered  to stay at home, Marie Marlene V. Foret tapped into some skills she learned seven decades ago. Foret chairs the tribal council of the  Grand Caillou/Dulac Band  of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw, which has lived along the bayous south of Houma, Louisiana for generations. When Foret was a child in the 1940s and ’50s, her family packed up every fall and moved to a trapping camp at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico. Her father caught mink, otter and muskrat, which he sold to traders for their pelts. During trapping season, the family lived in a wood-frame house, insulated with newspaper and illuminated with coal-oil lamps. They ate what they grew and hunted: garden vegetables; ducks; and the coots French-speaking Louisianans call pouldeau. Self-isolation was the norm. "We stayed weeks and weeks and weeks without ...
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“A harsh ending to a pretty wonderful experience.”
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Those who live nomadically face new pressures under coronavirus.
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Finding a natural sense of urgency to act 21.2.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
In solving the climate crisis, we must find a way to survive by mimicking nature: changing quickly while establishing firm roots for long-term survival.
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