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Ways of knowing: relationships between Indigenous knowledge and western science

By January 12, 2020 No Comments

Traditional ecological knowledge(s) are knowledge systems held by Indigenous peoples. They are long-held sets of knowledge and awarenesses about the world that are passed from one generation to the next. The knowledge is based on observations and information accumulated through time, similar to western science. Here we speak with scholar and activist Daisy Purdy about traditional ecological knowledge and its relationship with western science.

Resources mentioned in this podcast episode:

Qat’muk Declaration http://www.ktunaxa.org/qatmuk/

Book by Jim Enote: A:shiwi A:wan Ulohnanne, The Zuni World

Utah Dine Bikeyah: utahdinebikeyah.org/

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