Both of these articles provide examples of Indigenous science, sometimes called


Both of these articles provide examples of Indigenous science, sometimes called Indigenous Knowledge or Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK). It might be worth having a conversation about why a new term Traditional Ecological Knowledge has been created, isn’t that just science?

When Whales and Humans Talk


https://theconversation.com/its-taken-thousands-of-years-but-western-science-is-finally-catching-up-to-traditional-knowledge-90291?xid=PS_smithsonian
Reflect: Please write about 300 words reflecting on these readings. What was your reaction to reading these articles? Why do you think that Indigenous knowledge and Indigenous science have been ignored by Western scientists and Western people in general?


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