Alain Cuerrier

Alain Cuerrier

Alain Cuerrier


Montreal Botantical Gardens

Researcher at the Montreal Botanical Garden and writer, Dr. Alain Cuerrier earned his PhD in plant systematics before switching to ethnobotany in 2001.

He participated at the creation of the First Nations Garden in Montreal as well as in Laquenexy (France). Since then, he has started ethnobotanical and ethno-ecological projects with the Inuit, Innu, Naskapi, and Cree people. Alain Cuerrier is a member of the Plant Biology Research Institute, adjunct professor at University of Montreal, member of ArcticNet, and Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science.

Dr. Alain Cuerrier has published more than 8 books on plant uses by First Nations and Inuit of Canada.

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