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Indigenous Knowledge, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology / Edition 1

Indigenous Knowledge, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology / Edition 1

by Raymond Pierotti
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ISBN-13: 9780415517782
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/20/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Raymond Pierotti is Associate Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Global Indigenous Nations Studies at the University of Kansas.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Defining Traditional Ecological Knowledge 2. All Things Are Connected: Communities as Both Ecological and Social Entities in Indigenous American Thought 3. Predators Not Prey: "Wolves of Creation" Rather Than "Lambs of God" 4. Metaphors and Models: Indigenous Knowledge and Evolutionary Ecology 5. Cultural and Biological Creation and the Concept of Relatedness 6. Applying Principles of TEK within the Western Scientific Tradition 7. Connected to the Land: Nature and Spirit in Native American Novels 8. Ecological Indians: European Imaginations and Indigenous Reality 9. A Critical Comment on Both Western Science and Indigenous Responses to the Western Scientific Tradition 10. Who Speaks for the Buffalo? Finding the Indigenous in Academia 11. Traditional Ecological Knowledge: The Third Alternative

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