Indigenous knowledge research
Indigenous knowledge and address issues such as recognition and respect of indigenous culture and rights, self-determination, and free prior and informed consent the discussion paper identifies six overarching issues for. Uvic promotes research reflecting the aspirations and calls to action in the truth and reconciliation commission, including research grounded in traditional knowledge, the use of culturally appropriate methodology and a focus on addressing issues most relevant to indigenous peoples. Learn from exceptional faculty with backgrounds in both western and indigenous knowledge, and experience cross-cultural learning learn how indigenous peoples in canada and around the world are shaping our globe through a creative blend of indigenous and western knowledge you will study the historical and contemporary. The major focus of work in indigenous knowledge in south africa is in traditional healing and medicinal plant use contributors to this compilation come from both formal. Indigenous knowledge is different from non-indigenous knowledge, or ‘scientific’ knowledge, that most of us are familiar with however, indigenous knowledge is still scientific however, indigenous knowledge is still scientific.
Explore the latest articles, projects, and questions and answers in indigenous knowledge, and find indigenous knowledge experts. View indigenous knowledge and science research papers on academiaedu for free. The terms traditional knowledge, indigenous knowledge and local knowledge generally refer to knowledge systems embedded in the cultural traditions of regional, indigenous, or local communities traditional knowledge includes types of knowledge about traditional technologies of subsistence (eg tools and techniques for hunting or agriculture). 194 indigenous knowledge research in kenya and south africa: an informetric study dorothy njiraine university of zululand, south africa [email protected]
Kirsty newman kirsty newman is research uptake manager with the research and evidence division of the uk department for. Qualitative research in organizations and management n/a call for papers - special issue on indigenous knowledge, priorities, and processes in qualitative research. The research strives to improve canadian fisheries policy decision-making by understanding western and indigenous knowledge systems key priorities include researching how knowledge is acquired, valued and shared as a. Joseph goko mutangah initially became involved in biodiversity conservation during the course of his research when he grew concerned about the deliberate degradation of natural habitats and loss of biodiversity in many kenyan natural habitats, particularly indigenous forests with other research scientists, he formed habitat restoration. Well living house is an action research centre for indigenous infants, children, and their families' health and well-being our focus is on gathering, using, sharing, and protecting indigenous health and well-being knowledge and practices.
This research examines the ways that indigenous knowledge enters into specific decision-making and diplomatic contexts, such as climate change policy or national research priority setting, as well as the difference it makes in those spaces we consider diplomacy to occur in the context of structured but asymmetrical power. Indigenous knowledge fills the ethical and knowledge gaps in eurocentric education, research, and scholarship by animating the voices and experiences of the cognitive by animating the voices and experiences of the cognitive. Areas of knowledge: indigenous knowledge systems within the theory of knowledge course, you will explore knowledge questions related to one or more 'areas of knowledge' these 'areas of knowledge' are fields of study in which we try to gain knowledge through the ways of knowing the areas of knowledge roughly.
21 article practical application of an indigenous research framework and two qualitative indigenous research methods: sharing circles. Our societies have built a huge store of indiginous knowledge and wisdom that needs. Hi lynn, thank you for sharing this piece grounded in personal and collective indigenous knowledge i think you deeply engage an indigenous paradigm for theory, research, and living and effectively convey how these processes are fundamentally intertwined.
Indigenous women's traditional knowledge is too often excluded from scientific research in the north, something that could have serious implications for fully understanding how climate change is transforming the circumpolar world, said a series of speakers at the g7 arctic sustainability summit in. Peoples for the collection, preservation and provision of access to indigenous knowledge research libraries may act as repositories for scientific data gathered in collaboration with indigenous peoples libraries hold, and provide access to, collections of indigenous knowledge, artifacts and cultural expression, with an emerging understanding that the. Did you know the university research office is based at the govan mbeki building on westville campus the university of kwazulu-natal currently has. Indigenous knowledge and sustainable development mervyn claxton third distingushed lecture, the cropper foundation uwi, st augustine, trinidad and tobago.
Education and knowledge education is often touted as the 'key' to a better future for indigenous people research at ncis aims to critically explore what this actually means and how this can happen. Hart indigenous worldviews, knowledge, and research 2 journal of indigenous voices in social work volume 1, issue 1 process of marginalization before discussing how i attempted to move away from this.
The national indigenous research and knowledges network (nirakn) is a national, inclusive, multidisciplinary hub and spokes model network committed to facilitating and establishing indigenous-led research. How indigenous knowledge advances modern science and technology january 2, 2018 603pm est indigenous knowledge has aided and enhanced modern science and technology for centuries, natan obed, president of inuit tapiriit kanatami, speaks about climate change at the global cop22 conference in marrakech. The diploma of indigenous research provides an opportunity to recognise, formalise and build upon the profound depth of research knowledge that already exists with the traditions of indigenous people within australia indigenous people have extensive experience of being involved in research, both as participants and leaders of research. The csir’s biosciences unit has a vacancy for internship positions in the natural products and agro processing competence area the competence area’s work is on natural product research, product and process development based on medicinal plants for applications in food, cosmetics and complementary and traditional medicines.