Empirical Knowledge

Submit one-and-a-half-page reflection essay on the reading (typed, double spaced) on Canvas.  

  • What is distinctive about the authors way of knowing/understanding the world, and how this knowing differs from Western or Eurocentric ways of knowing, understanding, and engaging the world.
  • What questions are you exploring in relation to this tenet?
  • Make at least two references to the reading. 

Readings Due:

Reading: Metaphors and Models: Indigenous Knowledge and Evolutionary Ecology, Raymond Pierotti, 

    Chapter 4, pp. 68-80, Indigenous Knowledge, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology (Routledge 

    2011).  

1) Metaphors and Models: Indigenous Knowledge and Evolutionary Ecology, Raymond Pierotti, Chapter 4, pp. 81-91, Indigenous Knowledge, Ecology, & Evolutionary Biology (Routledge 2011).

2) Mishkos Kenomagwen: The Teachings of Grass, Chapter 3, pp. 156-166, 175-201, Robin Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of     Plants (Milkweed Editions, 2013).

3) Gikinooamaadiwin: We Gain Knowledge (Education) Ojibwe Waasa Inaabidaa: We Look in All Directions, by Peacock and Wisuri (Afton, MN: Afton Historical Society Press, 2002, pp. 64-89.