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Indigenous knowledge and learning in Asia/Pacific and Africa : perspectives on development, education, and culture / edited by Dip Kapoor and Edward Shizha.

Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 275 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Ethnoscience -- Africa.
Ethnoscience -- Asia.
Indigenous peoples -- Education -- Africa.
Indigenous peoples -- Education -- Asia.
Summary:
"This collection makes a unique contribution towards the amplification of indigenous knowledge and learning by adopting an inter/trans-disciplinary approach to the subject that considers a variety of spaces of engagement around knowledge in Asia and Africa"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Indigenous knowledge and learning in Asia/Pacific and Africa: Perspectives on development, education and culture
Dip Kapoor & Edward Shizha
Learning from Adivasi (original dweller) political-ecological expositions of development: Claims on forests, land and place in India
Dip Kapoor * Indigenous incitements
Kaushik Ghosh * Against the flow: Maori knowledge and self-determination struggles confront neoliberal globalization in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Aziz Choudry * Ethnic minorities, indigenous knowledge, and livelihoods: Struggle for survival in Southeastern Bangladesh
Bijoy Barua * Animals, ghosts and ancestors: Traditional knowledge of Truku hunters on Formosa
Scott Simon * Development enterprises and encounters with the Dayak and Moi communities in Indonesia
Ehsanul Haque * Rethinking and reconstituting indigenous knowledge and voices in the academy in Zimbabwe: A decolonization process
Edward Shizha * Education, economic and cultural modernization, and the Newars of Nepal
Deepa Shakya * PART III: LEARNING AND COMMUNICATIVE MEDIUMS * Clash of oralities and textualities: The colonization of the communicative space in Sub-Saharan Africa
Ali Abdi * Autonomy and video mediation: Dalitbahujan women's utopian knowledge production
Sourayan Mookerjea * Voicing our roots: A critical review of indigenous media and knowledge in Bengal
Sudhangshu Sekhar Roy & Rayyan Hassan * PART IV: GENDER, INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND LEARNING * Haya women's knowledge and learning: Addressing land estrangement in Tanzania
Christine Mhina * The Indigenous Knowledge System (IKS) of female pastoral Fulani of Northern Nigeria
Lantana Usman * PART V: HEALTH KNOWLEDGE AND LEARNING * Traditional healing practices: Conversations with herbalists in Kenya
Njoki Wane * To die is honey, and to live is salt: Indigenous epistemologies of wellness in Northern Ghana and the threat of institutionalized containment
Coleman Agyeyomah, Jonathan Langdon & Rebecca Butler.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Kapoor, Dip.
Shizha, Edward.
ISBN:
9780230621015
0230621015
OCLC:
475447296
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