Essays about: "indigenous knowledge"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 essays containing the words indigenous knowledge.

  1. 1. Texts and Paratexts in a Colonial Context. Krupabai Satthianadhan's English Novels 'Saguna' and 'Kamala'

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Karin Edgardh; [2020-01-15]
    Keywords : India; Krupabai Satthianadhan; Saguna; Kamala; Gérard Genette; Autobiography; Conversion; Colonial literature;

    Abstract : The anglophone Indian author Krupabai Satthianadhan (1862-1894) was a second-generation Christian convert and a member of the Christian Tamil family in colonial Madras. Knowledge of English was still a high-caste male privilege when Satthianadhan published reformist articles on female education. Her two novels, the autobiographical Saguna. READ MORE

  2. 2. Boundaries of Knowledge : Foreign-Local Knowledge Exchange through Community Cooperation in Rural Guatemala

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Blad; [2019]
    Keywords : foreign-local knowledge exchange; social learning systems; agriculture; community; Guatemala;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the learning process between foreign and local knowledge in a community of organic farmers by the name Atitlán Organics in Tzununa, rural Guatemala. Foreign settlers with formal education and contemporary farming experience work alongside indigenous local Guatemalan farmers in this community, which also takes on international volunteer workers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Many pathways to sustainability? A critical analysis of sustainable development narratives in the UNEP Global Environmental Outlook series

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Laura Verbrugge; [2019]
    Keywords : discourse; environmental assessment; UNEP; sustainable development; traditional knowledge;

    Abstract : Sustainable development has become a leading term in global environmental policy and aims to integrate social, economic and environmental goals in development. However, it is a term that is also much debated, as it does not clearly define what sustainability is and how to get there. READ MORE

  4. 4. Land reclamation by reindeer lichens : On the complexity of substrate and reindeer grazing on Cladonia spp. dispersal

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Christine Godeau; [2019]
    Keywords : Artificial dispersal Quartzite quarry; Reindeer lichens; Reindeer winter grazing; Substrate.;

    Abstract : Reindeer lichens are on a dramatic decline in Sweden, with a 71 % decrease in abundance over the last 60 years. Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus L.) management, undertaken by indigenous Sámi people, depend upon extensive winter grazing grounds with abundant reindeer lichen cover. READ MORE

  5. 5. Benefits and challenges of practicing permaculture : – the perspectives of both immigrants and indigenous people

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier; Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Johanna Jerner; Anna Bitic; [2019]
    Keywords : Permaculture; Guatemala;

    Abstract : Modern agricultural production is being intensified worldwide and is often based on monoculture cultivation and the use of chemical pesticides. In Guatemala, the access to land suitable for farming is limited and many people struggle with land acquisition, malnutrition and discrimination. READ MORE