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Listening to Our Ancestors: Biocultural Diversity through the Indigenous Lens

Text by Jon Waterhouse | Photos by Mary Marshall . . We are now living in the digital era, when practically every component of our lives appears to be moving at an ever-increasing, unstoppable pace. In many instances it is clear that we humans are not capable of keeping up with the technology we are creating,

Knowing How You Are Related to All Creation: A Sculpture Garden of Native Science and Learning

by Rose Thater Braan-Imai The Native American Academy was founded by a group of Native scholars and Traditional Knowledge Holders dedicated to increasing understanding of the Indigenous worldview and to broadening the contemporary concepts of science and learning. Since its inception, it has grown into a network of Native and non-Native people using research, dialogue,

Cherokee Voices for the Land: Photovoice Film by the Cherokee Nation Medicine Keepers

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by Clint Carroll . . Amid the ever-present concerns throughout Indigenous communities over the health and vitality of our people, lands, and ways of life, our elders represent sources of knowledge and wisdom that we rely on for guidance and direction. Yet, increasingly, traditional ways of passing down knowledge through person-to-person relationships and kinship bonds