Today, April 24, 2023, our good friend Tero Mustonen, founder of Snowchange Cooperative in Finland, was awarded a prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize. This award, sometimes called “the Green Nobel Prize,” specifically lauded the work he’s done through Snowchange to restore 130,000 acres of mined peat areas back to productive and healthy land that supports fish, Read More
Category: Indigenous Knowledge Research
Indigenous Knowledge on Climate
A beautiful website of resources from and about First Nations Indigenous Knowledge related to climate change has been published, and it’s worth your attention. (Here is the link written out in case that’s useful — https://climateatlas.ca/indigenous.) There are videos, maps, stories and other resources to explore, including one by the great Elder Sheila Watt Cloutier.
Indigenous Knowledge, often known by the acronym IK, is an extremely powerful concept. The term may refer to three different but related things: — Indigenous Knowledge can refer to a body of information: what people know. — Indigenous Knowledge can refer to a process of coming to know something: how people know, considered from the Read More