Indigenous Communities And Organizations Are Adopting Essays
Mere Roberts (1998) defines Indigenous Knowledge below:
[Indigenous Knowledge is] ...used more or less synonymously with traditional knowledge, or folk-lore, or ethnoscience. It thus encompasses knowledge accumulated by any group of people, not necessarily indigenous, who by virtue of centuries of unbroken residence develop an in-depth understanding of their particular place in their particular world. (p. 59).
Indigenous Knowledge can not be learned in a formal education system, because it belongs to a particular group of people. This knowledge is so specific and special to that group of people that it determines how they make basic decisions regarding “food, security, human, and animal health, education, and…