Indigenous Traditions and Ecology The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community

ISBN-10: 0945454287

ISBN-13: 9780945454281

Edition: 2001

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This text describes modes of resistance and regeneration by which communties maintain a spiritual balance with larger cosmological forces while creatively accommodating current environmental, social, economic and political changes.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 7/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 822
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Preface
Series Foreword ary
Introduction
Prologue
Maps of Indigenous Peoples
Fragmented Communities Intellectual Property Rights and the Sacred Balance: Some Spiritual Consequences from the Commercialization of Traditional Resources
Contextualizing the Environmental Struggle Tom Greaves In the Eye of the Storm: Tribal Peoples of India
Shoot the Horse to Get the Rider: Religion and Forest Politics in Bentian Borneo
Complex Cosmologies Nature and Culture: Problematic Concepts for Native Americans
Local Knowledges, Global Claims: On the Significance of Indigenous Ecologies in Sarawak, East Malaysia
Is Indigenous Spiritual Ecology Just a New Fad? Reflections on the Historical and Spiritual Ecology of Hawai'i
The Road to Heaven: Jakaltek Maya Beliefs, Religion, and the Ecology
Tapu, Mana, Mauri, Hau, Wairua: A Maori Philosophy of Vitalism and Cosmos
Embedded Worldviews The Sacred Egg: Worldview, Ecology, and Development in West Africa
Melanesian Religion, Ecology, and Modernization in Papua New Guinea
Interface between Traditional Religion and Ecology among the Igorots
Religion, Ritual, and Agriculture among the Present-Day Nahua of Mesoamerica
The Life and Bounty of the Mesoamerican Sacred Mountain
Calabash Trees and Cacti in the Indigenous Ritual Selection of Environments for Settlement in Colonial Mesoamerica Angel
Spiritual Ecology Werner Wilbert Resistance and Regeneration Hunting, Nature, and Metaphor: Political and Discursive Strategies in
Resistance and Autonomy Harvey A. Feit Sovereignty and Swaraj
Encounters with Modernity and Majority
Respecting the Land: Religion, Reconciliation, and Romance--An Australian Story
Kumarangk: The Survival of a Battered People Tom Trevorrow and Ellen Trevorrow Contemporary Native American Responses to Environmental Threats in Indian Country
Liberative Ecologies A Guest on the Table: Ecology from the Yup'ik Eskimo Point of View
Learning from Ecological Ethnicities: Toward a Plural Political Ecology of Knowledge Pramod
Habits, Changing Habitats: Melanesian Environmental Knowledge
Indigenous Education and Ecology: Perspectives of an American Indian Educator
Cosmovision and the Nurturing of Biodiversity
Select Bibliography
Notes on Contributors
Index
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