Indigenous Knowledge


Higher education's role to decolonise health care
News24
Treating African communities with purely Western biomedical methods and Western frames of reference is not ideal and an incorporation of indigenous knowledge into our methods of health care provision is essential in moving forward. A shift is required ...

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Fri, Mar 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Indigenous speaker series March 22
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The Halifax Central Library, Saint Mary's University and Mount Saint Vincent University are presenting a special inter-university indigenous speaker series. Giduwah and Mi'kmaq Knowledge Through Storytelling: Ancient Traditions in a Modern Form will ...

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Thu, Mar 16, 2017, Continue reading at the source

CKLB News (press release)

CKLB News (press release)

Trails of our Ancestors and Deline Caribou Conservation – Two examples of Indigenous Guardianship
CKLB News (press release)
So that's why it's important to always have more than enough people to go together, so that information isn't solely based on one person, but more of a collective knowledge,” explained Zoe. Zoe discussed the challenges of using traditional knowledge in ...

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Thu, Mar 16, 2017, Continue reading at the source

PFII Reports on Implementing UNDRIP, 2030 Agenda
IISD Reporting Services
In preparation for the 16th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the Secretariat has issued notes reviewing the progress on commitments enshrined in: the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP); and the 2030 ... 2 ...

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Thu, Mar 16, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times

This Assam cop's works have bibliophiles across the world raving
Hindustan Times
If we lose the less-spoken languages, we lose indigenous knowledge, lose cultures,” he said. “There is a demand for literature in these languages with the development of a middle class.” As the superintendent of police in militant hotbeds such as ...

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Thu, Mar 16, 2017, Continue reading at the source