Indigenous Knowledge


London Free Press

London Free Press

Still not listening to each other | The London Free Press
London Free Press
Duncan McCue is one of the country's best known indigenous reporters. A proud Ojibwa and a member of the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, even ...

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Simon Fraser University cuts Aboriginal transition program
CBC.ca
The program helped Aboriginal students pursue post-secondary education. Natalie Knight was an instructor in the program. She said the program was unique. "Alongside indigenous voices and indigenous knowledge, we take in perspectives from the fields of ...

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Radio Canada International

Radio Canada International

Better climate adaptation strategies needed across the Arctic
Radio Canada International
“When we talk about Indigenous knowledge sometimes we hear 'Well, change is happening so rapidly how can Indigenous knowledge possibly speak to some of things we're seeing today?,” said AIA's Gamble. “But one of the reasons Indigenous knowledge ...

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Link TV

Link TV

tending the wild
Link TV
The restoration and protection of these wetlands throughout the Owens Valley is necessary not only for the indigenous people and the local residents of the valley, but for the entire ecosystem. Indigenous knowledge of wetlands management provides an ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Eos

Eos

Climate Change's Pulse Is in Central America and the Caribbean
Eos
At the same time, an effective approach for attaining ecosystem sustainability while maintaining economic growth in the face of climate change [Tompkins, 2005] must take advantage of the region's rich tradition of local networks and indigenous knowledge.

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

NOW Magazine

NOW Magazine

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson takes up residency at Ryerson
NOW Magazine
Going through the university system in Canada taught Simpson how institutions exclude and undervalue Indigenous knowledge and intelligence, which led to her own interest “in how my own Anishinaabe people think and the world that those thoughts build.

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Africa's Indigenous Technology for Rural Women Economic Empowerment
AllAfrica.com
Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu's documentary looking at ways in which indigenous knowledge and technological advancement can provide opportunities for women living in rural Rwanda. Indigenous knowledge is critical in generating local innovation and in ...

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Peace Arch News

Peace Arch News

SFU cuts aboriginal transition program, faculty 'shocked'
Peace Arch News
An instructor at Simon Fraser University is in complete shock after finding out the university is cutting its Aboriginal University Transition Program (AUTP). Natalie Knight, a session instructor for the program, said it blends Indigenous knowledge ...
SFU student pans new pathway for aboriginal educationVancouver Courier

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Times of India (blog)

Times of India (blog)

Cultural practices: The creator or the destructor?
Times of India (blog)
One explores the dimensions of vulnerabilities and the other benefits from community resilience practices coming from indigenous knowledge. Community resilience practices are embedded in the traditions of the cultures of the various communities.

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Good Men Project (blog)

The Good Men Project (blog)

Why Native Americans do Not Separate Religion From Science
The Good Men Project (blog)
“One important point of difference is that many systems of indigenous knowledge include spiritual or religious dimensions (beliefs) that do not make sense to science…. This is 'sacred ecology' in the most expansive, rather than in the scientifically ...

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Access to Indigenous knowledges and their cultural materials depends on decolonizing libraries & cultural memory ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)
"We are recommending that library systems address structural biases by integrating Indigenous theories of knowledge into the way libraries store, organize, and share knowledge and information." The report also recommends establishing an online database ...

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Independent Online

Independent Online

Struggle poet Wally Serote to receive honorary from UJ
Independent Online
Johannesburg – Liberation struggle poet and novelist Professor Mongane Wally Serote will receive an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in acknowledgment of his indomitable contributions to poetry, literature, and ...

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Mmegi Online

Mmegi Online

BIH partners NGOs to offer grants to innovators
Mmegi Online
The grants are for organisations in the SANBio member states for innovations based on indigenous knowledge systems with a proof of concept, potential regional and global impact and which can be commercialised. Technology solutions of the knowledge ...

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Times LIVE

Times LIVE

UJ to honour struggle poet and novelist Wally Mongane Serote ...
Times LIVE
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is to bestow an honorary doctoral degree on renowned liberation poet and novelist‚ Prof Mongane Wally Serote‚ on ...

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Sun, Apr 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner

Martin Henry | Research needs a bailout, too!
Jamaica Gleaner
The Call, which you may have seen in the press, is for proposals for joint research projects between South African and Jamaican researchers in the areas of indigenous knowledge systems and water research. The Jamaican partner researcher or team can ...

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Sun, Apr 23, 2017, Continue reading at the source