Indigenous Knowledge
and the Heart of Science

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What happens when you use Indigenous systems of knowledge as a context for Western science?

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Continuing the legacy

The Native American Academy was founded by a circle of Traditional Knowledge Holders and Native scholars dedicated to preserving and protecting Indigenous knowledge while bringing to life a 21st century science that is in respectful relationship with the natural world.

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Creating a Library of Indigenous Knowledge of Place

The root meaning of the word “science” is ‘to Know’ there are many different ways of knowing

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Native American Academy Logo - James Imai

Learning Pole Logo - James Imai

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