I try to publish open access articles as much as possible but some may not be readily available. Never pay for an article, try using the google scholar search function or email me for copies. 


Fernández-Llamazares Á, Lepofsky D, Lertzman K, Armstrong CG, Brondizio ES, Gavin MC, Nicholas GP, Pascua P, et al. 2021. Scientists' Warning to Humanity on Threats to Indigenous and Local Knowledge Systems. Journal of Ethnobiology. 41(2):144-169. Link

McAlvay AC, Armstrong CG, Baker J, Black Elk L, Bosco S, Hanazaki N, Joseph L, Martínez-Cruz TE, et al. 2021. Ethnobiology Phase VI: Decolonizing Institutions, Projects, and Scholarship. Journal of Ethnobiology. 41(2):170-191. Link

Armstrong CG, Miller JED, McAlvay AC, Ritchie PM, Lepofsky. 2021. Historical Indigenous land-use explains functional trait diversity. Ecology and Society. 26(2):6. Link

Rocchetti A, Armstrong CG, Abeli T, Orsenigo S, Jasper C, Joly S, Bruneau A, Zytaruk M, Vamosi JC. 2021. Reversing extinction trends: new uses of (old) herbarium specimens to accelerate conservation action on threatened species. New Phytologist 2(30):433-450. Link

Armstrong CG and Junqueira A. 2021. Historical ecology: Challenges and perspectives in a changing world. In Methods in Historical Ecology: Insights from Amazonia, edited by Odonne G and Molino J-F. pp. 171-178. Routledge, London. 

Martindale A and  Armstrong CG. 2020. The vulnerability of archaeological logic in Aboriginal rights and title cases in Canada: theoretical and empirical implications. Collaborative Anthropologies. 11(2): Link

Przelomska NAS, Armstrong CG, Kistler L.. 2020. Ancient plant DNA as a window into the cultural heritage and biodiversity of our food systems. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 25: Link

Armstrong CG and Anderson EN. 2020. Ecologies of the heart: People, land, and heritage management in the Pacific Northwest. In Archaeologies of the Heart, edited by Supernatant K, Lyons N, and Atalay S. pp. 39-58. Springer Press, ISBN 978-3-030-36350-5. 


Stephens L . .Armstrong CG (8th author of 89). 2019. Archaeological assessment reveals Earth’s early transformation through land use. Science 365, 897-902. Link.

Armstrong CG. and Brown C. 2019. Frontiers are frontlines: An ethnobiology against ongoing colonialism. Journal of Ethnobiology 39(1): 14-31. Link

Caron-Beaudoin É. and Armstrong CG. 2019. Community-based research partnerships: approaches to fill knowledge gaps in Indigenous public and environmental health. Journal of Ethnobiology 39(1): 50-64. Link Here.

Armstrong CG. 2018. Skookum root: Ethnobiology of Veretrum viride (Indian Hellebore) in the Pacific Northwest. Ethnobiology Letters 9(2):197-205. Link

Lepofsky D, and Armstrong CG. 2018. Foraging new ground: Documenting ancient resource and environmental management in Canadian archaeology. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 42(1):57-73. Link 

Armstrong CG, Dixon M, Turner NJ. 2018.  Management and traditional production of beaked hazelnut  (k'áp'xw-az', Corylus cornuta; Betulaceae) in British Columbia. Human Ecology 46(4):547-559. Link

Lepofsky D, Armstrong CG, Mathews D, Jackley J, Greening S, Carpenter J, Guernsey B, Turner NJ. 2017. Historical ecology of cultural keystone places of the Northwest Coast. American Anthropologist 119(3):448-463. Link Here.  

Winner of the AAA 2020 Willey "Best Archaeology Paper"

Armstrong CG, Shoemaker AC et al. 2017. Anthropological contributions to historical ecology: 50 Questions, Infinite Prospects. PLOS ONE 12(2). Link

Armstrong CG, Veteto JR. 2015. Historical ecology and ethnobiology: Applied research for environmental conservation and social justice. Ethnobiology Letters 6(1). Link


Armstrong CG, Lepofsky D, Lertzman K, McAlvay AC, Miller JED. 2020. [EcoEvo Preprint] Re-evaluating “Conservation Implications of Native American Impacts”. Link Here

Lepofsky D, Armstrong CG, Mathews D, and Greening S. 2020. Understanding the past for the future: Plants and First Nations’ land use and rights. In Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights and the Roles of Ethnoecology and Ethnobotany: Strategies for Canada’s Future, edited by Turner NJ. In Press.

Armstrong CG. 2019. Book Review: Greg Mitman, Marco Armiero, Robert S. Emmett, editors. Future Remains: a Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene. Journal of Human Ecology.

Armstrong CG, McAlvay AC. 2019. Introduction to Special Section on Action Ethnobiology. Journal of Ethnobiology 39(1):3-13. Link Here.

Sutherland-Wilson D, Spice A, Armstrong CG. 2019. Compliance archaeology fails Indigenous Peoples in British Columbia: An example from Unist'ot'en territory. The Midden 49(1):26-30. 

Armstrong CG. 2018. Sts’ailes First Nation Perceptions of Climate Change and Baseline Metrics on  the Harrison and Chehalis Rivers. Final report prepared for Sts’ailes First Nations, British Columbia.

Armstrong CG. 2017. Traditional plant use and conservation in Gitselasu (Tsm'syen) territories. Report prepared for Kitselas Lands and Natural Resources. 

Armstrong CG. 2017. Soil Stratigraphy and the Adaawx: Changes to vegetation and  forest cover of an ancient village on the Kitsumkalum river. Final report prepared for Kitsumkalum First Nation 

Lyons N, Ritchie M, Armstrong CG, Lepofsky D. 2016. A gift from the ancestors: The legacy of red elderberries in a Tsleil-Waututh plant processing area. The Midden 46 (3&4). 

Armstrong CG. 2016. Forest Gardens of Sts’ailes: Ethnoecological Overview of Land-Use Legacies of Archaeological Sites on the Harrison River. Final Report Prepared for Sts’ailes First Nations, British Columbia.

Armstrong CG. 2016. Gitsegukla Traditional Health Plan: Tam Giist Ethnobotany and Mapping Program. Final Report prepared for Gitsegukla Health Office, Gitsegukla First Nations, British Columbia.

Armstrong CG. 2016. The Cultural Landscape of Dałk Gyilakyaw (Robin Town): Archaeological and Ethnobiological Overview. Interim Report prepared for Kitsumkalum First Nations.


Armstrong CG, Rabnett K. 2015. Luutkudziiwus Madii Lii Territory Assessment of Cultural Heritage & Archaeological Values: Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project. Report Prepared for House Luutkuudziiwus, Hazelton, British Columbia.



Armstrong, CG. 2015. Advent Botany: Sgan T'sek (Corylus cornuta, Hazelnut). Culham Research Group, edited by Allistair Culham. Link Here