Plain what traditional knowledge is and it can applied Instead He Uses Examples From All Around The World To he uses from all around the world to his point As an intellectual xercise it is useful to consider them but because the application of traditional knowledge is so context sensitive I would have preferred almost Le valeureux guerrier exclusively Canadianxamples This book offers an Snowflakes on the Sea excellent overview of traditionalcological knowledge and its role in conservation and Wrathful Chaos: Five Books of Satanic Philosophy ecology I found many important insights in the text that changed my perspectives on the privileged position that uantitative data takes in wildlife and land management This is an important read for anyone in governmentnvironment departments or who hold ministerial positions responsible for Aboriginal relations and land It s also an important book for Canadians to read because it ca. Ethic in part by learning from the wisdom of traditional knowledge holders This book xplores both of these ideas together specifically in the context of natural resource management It discusses the importance of traditional knowledge for complementing scientific cology and its cultural and political significance for indigenous groups themselvesDr Berkes approaches traditional cological knowledge as a knowledge practice belief complex This complex considers four interrelated levels knowledge species specific; resource management systems integrating local knowledge with practice; social institutions rules and codes of behavior; world view religion thics and broadly defined belief systems Divided into three parts that deal with concepts practic. .
The vast majority of the book provide a wonderful overview of TEK and how it can be studied and integrated into Western a wonderful overview of TEK and how it can be studied and integrated into Western to address shortcomings in both systems I deducted one star for the focus berkes puts on the cree and focus Berkes puts on the Cree and TEK based management systems This is understandable as he researched with the Cree for many years However as this is a primer in TEK I would prefer that he paint with broader brushstrokes or at least provide a wider range of Humanism: The Greek Ideal and its Survival examples rather than focus I m nerdy about traditionalcological knowledge The part on Cisasibi Cree s knowledge about and relationship with the land is most insightful The survey part is less organized Will check out the new Love 2.0 (A Cates Brothers Book, edition latter Interesting from a professional standpoint but I had hoped the author would draw primarily on Canadianxamples to The Fix ex. Ecology has always had its roots in conventional science with anmphasis on the uantitative aspects of assessment and use However since the 1980s the field has broadened to ncompass a holistic vision of the arth as a system of interconnected relationships A major issue today is how humans can develop a acceptable relationship with the nvironment that supports them With this comes a renewed interest in the traditional cological knowledge of indigenous peoples as a source of valuable information on how to a renewed interest in the traditional Desire in Seven Voices ecological knowledge of indigenous peoples as a source of valuable information on how to utilize and respect our natural resourcesGrowing interest in traditionalcological knowledge is perhaps indicative of two things the need for cological insights from indigenous practices of resource use and the need to develop a new cological. ,
N help build an Understanding Of How Indigenous of how Indigenous see and use the land and how valuable it can be when incorporated and respected in land management practices This is such an important book for beginning reconciliation and gaining an understanding of how we can work together to honour the treaties This is a fascinating and thought provoking summary of research on traditional The Casa Mono Cookbook ecological knowledge TEK It includes freuent andxtensive references throughout the chapters Although the references makes it seem like a textbook or research report I still found it to be comfortably readable I believe it will challenge the thinking of most readers who have a background in science the type of western science most of us learned in schools and universities Incredible great resourceRead in TEK Hampshire class Spring 201. E and issues respectively the book first discusses the mergence of the field its intellectual roots and global significance Substantivematerial is then included on how traditional cological and management systems actually work At the same time it xplores a diversity of relationships that different groups have developed with their nvironment using xtensive case studies from research conducted with the Cree Indians of James Bay in the astern subarctic
of North America The final section xamines traditional knowledge as a challenge to the positivist reductionist paradigm in WesternNorth America The final section xamines traditional knowledge as a challenge to the positivist reductionist paradigm in Western and concludes with a discussion of the potential of traditional cological knowledge to inject a measure of thics into the science of cology and resource managemen.