Native Science: Natural Laws of Interdependence - Shumakolowa Native Arts
Native Science: Natural Laws of Interdependence - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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Native Science: Natural Laws of Interdependence

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Gregory Cajete tells the story of Indigenous science as a way of understanding, experiencing, and feeling the natural world. He points to parallels and differences between the paradigms of Indigenous science and Western science, with special emphasis on environmental/ecological studies. After discussing philosophical foundations, Cajete addresses such topics as history and myth, primal elements, social ecology, animals in myth and reality, plants and human health, and cosmology and astronomy.
Details

  • Author: Gregory Cajete, Ph.D.(Santa Clara Pueblo)
  • Paperback: 327 pages
  • Publisher: Clear Light Publishers; 2nd edition (April 19, 2016)
  • ISBN-10:1574160419
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 9.5 x 9.5 inches

About the Artist

Gregory Cajete, Ph.D., a Tewa Indian from Santa Clara Pueblo, is Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico’s College of Education and former chair of Cultural Studies and dean of the Center for Research and Cultural Exchange at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. He is the editor of a People’s Ecology: Explorations in Sustainable Living; and is the author of Look to the Mountain: An Ecology of Indigenous Education and Ignite the Sparkle: An Indigenous Science Education Model.

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