ABST 1207: Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge and Contemporary Science

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This science course will integrate Aboriginal Traditional knowledge with the basic elements of the physical and biological sciences. Contemporary science will be examined and compared with Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge. The Aboriginal concepts of nature, governance, origin accounts, knowledge systems, and stewardship issues, amongst other topics, will be explored. The course will be taught from an Aboriginal perspective that is respectful of culture and Traditional Knowledge, yet attentive of the realities of contemporary science.

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