ETHNOBOTANY PROJECT (2015-PRESENT)
MONTAGNARD / ASIAN COMMUNITY DISPARITIES RESEARCH NETWORK
Team: Bush, C., Renfrew, B., Ksor, R., Ksor, V., Siu, X.
Title: Medicinal and Food Plant Uses of Montagnard Communities in Greensboro, North Carolina
Brief: Medicinal and Food Plant Use of Montagnard Communities in Greensboro, North Carolina. Survey of Montagnard gardens with identification of plants used for food and medicine.
Community investment and desired outcomes:
Only known ethnobotanical survey of Montagnard communities either in Vietnam or in the United States and includes vouchered specimens.
News Catherine Bush co-authors research presented at 2019 North American Refugee Health Conference, E-Net News, Elon University, (Jun 2019)
Morrison, S., Renfrew B. (Apr 2018). Sustainable Futures: Sustaining Montagnard Cultural Knowledge through Ethnobotany, Oral History and Community Health. Society for Applied Anthropology annual conference, Philadelphia. Panel discussion presentation.
Bush, C., Renfrew, B., Ksor, V. (Jun 2019). An Analysis of the Ethnobotanical Knowledge of Indigenous Tribes of Vietnam (the Montagnards) Now Living in Greensboro, NC, USA. North American Refugee Health Conference, Toronto, Canada