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    Shaunte Hunter Geography 103 7:00P.M. Assignment #2 Professor Gregorio 1. Traditional knowledge is systems set in place that has instilled cultural traditions that have been passed along to members of a society. Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) showcases the relationship between human beings with one another and their environment. TEK is most often used as an oral tradition that passes along the healing properties of plants located in countries where pharmaceuticals are a less likely form of medicine. Ethnoscientists are increasingly interested in TEK because it is regularly used to withstand indigenous people and preserve resources necessary for the survival of its people. 2. All over the world, plants have been used to treat and possibly…

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    1.1 Introduction During the past, traditional knowledge has contributed a lot in sustainable practices and living but the knowledge seems to be disappearing at present. This might happened due to either the new generations do not want to accept and apply those knowledge or those knowledge are not transformed to other generations (Parajuli & Das, 2013). 1.2 What is traditional knowledge? There are other names for traditional knowledge such as local knowledge and indigenous…

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    Heritage or Traditional Knowledge is an identity which has evolved through time and has taken shape from the tradition which has been followed time and again in various communities or societies or regions altogether. This knowledge is gained after experience and practices. It is said to be a skill or an art transformed and transferred from generation after generation with or without any modification or improvement in the said knowledge. Any knowledge which has been transmitted to generations as…

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    Rock art can be viewed as part of everyone’s cultural heritage or as part of a specific groups’ cultural heritage. It is this difference of thought that can cause much debate on who should have access to and how to manage rock art sites. One way to ensure that the heritage is preserved regardless of what happens to the rock art itself is to record the stories that go along with the art. “Collecting and archiving [stories], with due respect for the traditional owners and in accordance with their…

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    indigenous communities and organizations are adopting information technology tools to organize and store their knowledge. The term Indigenous Knowledge Management is used to describe the tools developed at the Distributed Systems Technology Centre (DSTC) in Australia. According to Jane Hunter (2005), the goal of these Indigenous Management tools is to “enable Indigenous communities to capture, control, and share their knowledge within local knowledge bases according to their unique, specific…

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    is literally rooted; for example, coastal peoples are the salmon people. Creation stories of individual tribal peoples come directly from the land. Language and culture emerges from land, and a native way of knowing is the land as the first teacher. Storytelling is a large part of healing, and the link between storytelling and land is that storytelling ensures these relationships and ingrained reciprocity remain for generations. Storytelling plays a role in teaching and a way of healing; a way…

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    Tokenism In Education

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    actual Indigenous knowledges in science. A good start to not making Indigenous knowledges not seem like tokenism when teaching it is to look at the two sciences and to not to treat them like they are binaries. (Metallic, pg.116) Looking at the sciences in binaries is not helpful to students or teachers because it causes students and teachers to feel that they have to choose between the sciences instead of embracing both. (pg.117) An approach to teaching science…

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    Commercialization of Traditional Knowledge: A Wake up Call Introduction: ‘Traditional knowledge’ is the biggest boon and gift from our ancestors and every individual is free to access it. Traditional knowledge is “The customary practices of a particular community that passes down from generation to generation thereby becoming an inevitable part of daily routine”. The issue of monopolization of traditional knowledge in India began with the turmeric and from then on so many issues cropped up and…

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    Traditional ecological knowledge and the systems that are associated with this wealth of knowledge developed over generations through lived experiences but were almost wiped out during the span of one. This knowledge can easily be lost because it is orally transmitted and is specialized within a community and location. If the system is not practiced for an extended period, the knowledge is threatened to become extinction. Bringing back traditional systems have helped communities move forward…

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    do so because of all the culture, knowledge and human rights which would be forever buried with the death of the indigenous world. To begin, the culture across the indigenous people is tremendously different than those in the typical world. They have so much that could be lost is the world does not try to preserve them, including art, language and religion. Firstly, art is a huge part of culture in indigenous people, and if it was lost, all the stories behind it would disappear…

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