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ethnoScience and TEKnology: A student’s perspective on STS and the anthropology of indigenous knowledge. Adam Henne, ahenne@uga.edu Department of Anthropology University of Georgia. STS on indigenous knowledge

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ethnoScience and TEKnology: A student’s perspective on STS and the anthropology of indigenous knowledge

Adam Henne, ahenne@uga.edu

Department of Anthropology

University of Georgia

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STS on indigenous knowledge

  • Turnbull, D. 2000. Masons, Tricksters and Cartographers: Comparative Studies in the Sociology of Scientific and Indigenous Knowledge. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers.
  • Watson-Verran, H. and D. Turnbull. 2001. “Science and other indigenous knowledge systems,” in Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, S. Jasanoff et al, eds. London: Sage.
  • Eglash, Ron and etc.
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multiplying terminologies:

    • Indigenous knowledge
    • IK
    • Traditional ecological knowledge
    • TEK
    • Indigenous ecological knowledge
    • Local knowledge
    • LEK
    • TEKW
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Ethnobiology

  • Schultes, Richard Evans. 1995. Ethnobotany: The Evolution of a Discipline.
    • Davis, Wade. 1997. One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest.
    • Plotkin, Mark. 1993. Tales of a shaman's apprentice : an ethnobotanist searches for new medicines in the Amazon rain forest.
    • Berlin, B., D. Breedlove, and P. Raven. 1966. Folk taxonomies and biological classification. Science 154.
  • Berlin, B. 1992. Principles of ethnobotanical classification. X:X.
  • Conklin, H. 1969. An ethnoecological approach to shifting agriculture. In Environment and Cultural Behavior, AP Vayda, ed.
  • Also see www.ethnobiology.org
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Indigenous knowledge and rural development

  • Chambers, Robert. 1983. Rural Development: Putting the Last First.
  • Toledo, V. 1992. What is ethnoecology? Origins, scope, and implications of a rising discipline. Etnoecologia 1(1).
  • NUFFIC = http://www.ik-pages.net/
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Indigenous knowledge in global settings

  • Posey, D. 2004. Indigenous knowledge and ethics: A Darrell Posey reader. London: Routledge.
  • Brush, S. 1993. Indigenous knowledge of biological resources and intellectual property rights: the role of anthropology. Annual Reviews of Anthropology 95(3).
  • Gadgil, M. 2000. New meanings for old knowledge: The People’s Biodiversity Register Program. Ecological Applications 10(5).
  • TEKPAD = http://ip.aaas.org/tekindex.nsf
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Critiques of indigenous knowledge

  • Richards, P. 1993. “Cultivation: Knowledge or performance?” in Anthropological Critique of Development, M Hobart, ed. London: Routledge
  • Agrawal, A. 1995. Dismantling the divide between indigenous and scientific knowledge. Development and Change 26.
  • Ellen, R., P. Parkes, and A. Bicker. 2000. Indigenous ecological knowledge and its transformations. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic.
  • Nadasdy, P. The politics of TEK. Arctic Anthropology 36(1-2).
  • Nygren, A. 1999. Local knowledge in the environment-development discourse. Critiques of Anthropology 19(3).
  • Brosius, J.P. 1997. Endangered forests, endangered people: Environmentalist representations of indigenous knowledge. Human Ecology 25(1).
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What can the anthropology of indigenous knowledge get out of STS?

  • “Western science” is not a single entity
  • Situating knowledge practices historically and politically
  • Challenging “knowledge systems”
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What can STS get out of the anthropology of indigenous knowledge?

  • “Data diversity”
  • Wider sphere of relevance
  • research methods
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“The timber companies are directly responsible for the repression of the Mapuche people.”

“The environmentalists are computer warriors who never accomplish anything concrete.”