Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural Resource Management

ISBN-10: 0803283199
ISBN-13: 9780803283190
Edition: 2006
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Description: A collection of essays on the ways Native communities have interacted with the environment, this book examines how traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) is taught and practised among Native communities. It also focuses on the relationship between  More...

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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 11/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836

A collection of essays on the ways Native communities have interacted with the environment, this book examines how traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) is taught and practised among Native communities. It also focuses on the relationship between indigenous ecological practices.

Introduction: Understanding Ecological Knowledge
Indigenous Practices and Natural Resources
Tidal Pulse Fishing: Selective Traditional Tlingit Salmon Fishing Techniques on the West Coast of the Prince of Wales Archipelago
As It Was in the Past: A Return to the Use of Live-Capture Technology in the Aboriginal Riverine Fishery
The Forest and the Seaweed: Gitga'at Seaweed, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, and Community Survival
Ecological Knowledge, Subsistence, and Livelihood Practices: The Case of the Pine Mushroom Harvest in Northwestern British Columbia
Local Knowledge and Contemporary Resource Management
Historicizing Indigenous Knowledge: Practical and Political Issues
The Case of the Missing Sheep: Time, Space, and the Politics of "Trust" in Co-management Practice
Local Knowledge, Multiple Livelihoods, and the Use of Natural and Social Resources in North Carolina
Integrating Fishers' Knowledge into Fisheries Science and Management: Possibilities, Prospects, and Problems
Learning from Local Ecological Knowledge
Honoring Aboriginal Science Knowledge and Wisdom in an Environmental Education Graduate Program
Traditional Wisdom as Practiced and Transmitted in Northwestern British Columbia, Canada
Afterword: Making Connections for the Future
References
List of Contributors
Index

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