These Indigenous Educators Are Bringing Western and Native Science Together in the Classroom

By meshing laboratory science with Traditional Ecological Knowledge, college professors aim to cultivate better environmental decision makers — and decisions.

Photo by Adam Sings in the Timber courtesy of Center for Native American and Indigenous Research
Patty Loew talks to a group of Indigenous educators at a workshop last fall focused on incorporating Traditional Ecological Knowledge into their teaching. Photo by Adam Sings in the Timber courtesy of Center for Native American and Indigenous Research

“When we offer young people coursework and research and an environment that offers these things, they run with it.” — Pamala Silas

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