Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NTRES 6330 - Ways of Knowing: Indigenous and Local Ecological Knowledge

Fall. 4 credits.

Enrollment limited to: graduate standing or permission of instructor. Co-meets with AIS 3330 /AMST 3330 /NTRES 3330 .

K-A. S. Kassam.

Based on indigenous and local “ways of knowing,” this course (1) presents a theoretical and humanistic framework from which to understand generation of ecological knowledge; (2) examines processes by which to engage indigenous and local knowledge of natural resources, the nonhuman environment, and human-environment interactions; and (3) reflects upon the relevance of this knowledge to climatic change, resource extraction, food sovereignty, and issues of sustainability and conservation. Graduate students are required to read supplemental materials, undertake more complex research assignments, and participate in seminar discussion section.

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