Author Archives: Toshiyuki Doi

Commons are telling: People’s folktales and legends on their environment

Commons are telling: People’s folktales and legends on their environment

Folktales, legends, and traditional stories that local community members tell represent their experiences and views with the environment. They play an important role when the community utilizes and sustains natural commons such as water, fisheries, forests, minerals, and land, and are in fact themselves valuable and irreplaceable commons.

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