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Working with indigenous knowledge a guide for researchers

Grenier, Louise

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Summary

  • Experience has shown us that development efforts that ignore local technologies, local systems of knowledge, and the local environment generally fail to achieve their desired objectives. Examples abound of western-lead teams of researchers failing to consult properly with indigenous populations,with the resulting "advancements" quickly proving to be unsustainable or, tragically, destructive. Thankfully, this trend is slowly changing. In the 1990s, indigenous knowledge has been fertile ground for research, and a wealth of information now exists on the topic. The information,however, is disparat

Notes

  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibligraphical references (p. 105-115).
  • English

Contents

  • Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Section 1: What about Indigenous Knowledge?; Section 2: Protecting Intellectual Property Rights; Section 3: Developing a Research Framework; Section 4: Data Collection; Section 5: Case Studies; Section 6: Assessing, Validating, and Experimenting with IK; Appendix 1: Sample Guidelines; Appendix 2: Glossary; Appendix 3: Acronyms and Abbreviations; References
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