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Knowing Home: Braiding Indigenous Science with Western Science (Book 2)

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dc.contributor.author Snively, Gloria
dc.contributor.author Williams, Wanosts'a7 Lorna
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-30T20:20:29Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-30T20:20:29Z
dc.date.copyright 2018 en_US
dc.date.issued 2019-04-30
dc.identifier.uri https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/knowinghome2/
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/10808
dc.description.abstract Knowing Home weaves Indigenous perspectives, worldviews, and wisdom practices into the science curriculum. It provides a window into the scientific knowledge and technological innovations of the Indigenous peoples who live in Northwestern North America, thus providing numerous examples and cases for developing science lessons and curricula. Knowing Home shows how Indigenous perspectives can give insight and guidance as we attempt to solve the complex environmental problems of the 21st century. Book 2 provides supportive research, case studies, curriculum projects and commentary that extends and enriches the chapters presented in Book 1. The chapters provide rich descriptions related to Indigenous cultural beliefs and values; teacher thinking about Indigenous Science; the perceptions and experiences of successful Indigenous students in secondary science; a metaphorical study of Indigenous students’ orientations (scientific, spiritual, utilitarian, aesthetic, and recreational) to the seashore and their adult orientations 19 years later; the use of digital video as a learning tool for secondary Indigenous students; a cross-cultural marine education program involving an exploration of Western Science and Indigenous Science related to the local Indigenous culture; and a WSÁNEĆ immersion school program focused on language revitalization and the concept of “knowledge of most worth.” This book is licensed under a CC-BY-NC-SA Creative Commons license, with the exception of some of the images. Please see front matter for more details about reuse. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship BCcampus Open Education Resources Grant 2017 en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Indigenous science en_US
dc.subject western science en_US
dc.subject science curriculum en_US
dc.subject British Columbia en_US
dc.title Knowing Home: Braiding Indigenous Science with Western Science (Book 2) en_US
dc.type Book en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US


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