Articles

Interview of Mrs. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO
Published in Planet B Magazine

Mayangna people try to safeguard their culture
News published on the UNESCO San José website on 30 November 2010
[in Spanish only]

 


Unesco Encyclopedia highlights the knowledge of the Mayangna community News published in El Nuevo Diario on 27 November 2010
[in Spanish only]

Indigenous Knowledge in Global Policies and Practice for Education, Science and Culture
Compiled and edited by Douglas Nakashima, 31 pp., 2010 
Science exerts a powerful influence on our daily lives, our interactions with the environment, our value systems and worldview. However, it is just one knowledge system amongst many. Other knowledge systems, many of them embedded in a remarkable diversity of cultures and sustaining a broad spectrum of ways of life, constitute a rich and diverse intellectual heritage whose importance for attaining international development objectives, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), continues to be underestimated.

Mayangna knowledge deep in the heart of Mesoamerica
A World of Science, Vol. 6, No. 4, October-December 2008
By Paule Gros and Douglas Nakashima

One size does not fit all
A World of Science, Vol. 6, No. 4, October-December 2008
Editorial by Walter Erdelen on the Mayangna people

An Indigenous Knowledge Forum on Climate Change Impacts
Pachamama, Volume 2 Issue 2, May 2008
By Douglas Nakashima

A global forum takes to the frontlines of climate change
A World of Science, Vol. 6, No. 3, July-September 2008
By Peter Bates

Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems in a global society : Traditional Knowledge in Sustainable Development and Resource Management
No. 7 in UNESCO's Programme on the Eradication of Poverty, Especially Extreme Poverty Brochure, 2006

The San Community: Sustainable Development before its time
The New Courier, May 2005
By N. Crawhall

Spared by the sea
The New Courier, May 2005
By D. Elias on the Moken tribe, Surin Islands, Thailand

The knowledge that saved the sea gypsies
A World of Science, Vol. 3, No. 2, April-June 2005
By D. Elias, S. Rungmanee et I. Cruz on the Moken tribe, Surin Islands, Thailand

Marovo People and Knowledge of Nature
Article from : Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation
24/09/2005

Students Write Assignments in their Language
Article from : Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation
22/09/2005 

Indigenous Knowledge, Peoples and Sustainable Practice 
Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change - Volume 5, 2002 
By Douglas Nakashima and Marie Roué

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