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Science and Sustainability

Learning from Indigenous Wisdom

  • Authors
  • Joy Hendry

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Joy Hendry
    Pages 1-19
  3. Joy Hendry
    Pages 21-37
  4. Joy Hendry
    Pages 39-53
  5. Joy Hendry
    Pages 55-70
  6. Joy Hendry
    Pages 71-85
  7. Joy Hendry
    Pages 87-101
  8. Joy Hendry
    Pages 103-117
  9. Joy Hendry
    Pages 119-133
  10. Joy Hendry
    Pages 135-151
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 175-199

About this book

Introduction

Indigenous peoples have passed down vital knowledge for generations from which local plants help cure common ailments, to which parts of the land are unsuitable for buildings because of earthquakes. Here, Hendry examines science through these indigenous roots, problematizing the idea that Western science is the only type that deserves that name.

Keywords

Science sustainability Indigenous Knowledge Traditional Indigenous Knowledge Aboriginal Australia Maori New Zealand First Nations Canada Scottish Islands Japan climate climate change Generation health knowledge

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