Panel braids Indigenous knowledge issues with Western science – UCalgary News

Panel braids Indigenous knowledge issues with Western science – UCalgary News

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202149 Views

Alumni All-Access session Sept. 30 will examine how interlinking social and ecological systems results in better informed actions

Are Indigenous and Western systems of knowledge categorically antithetical? Or do they offer multiple points of entry into knowledge of the world, past and present?

The Western Science Meets Indigenous Wisdom panel meets on Sept. 30, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation/Orange Shirt Day, as part of the Alumni All-Access goal to examine timely issues and big ideas. The Faculty of Social Work’s annual Gayle Gilchrist James Lecture features prominent thinkers who will examine the parallels between Indigenous ways of knowing and modern science.

During the panel, you can stand at the intersection of Western science and Indigenous wisdom and hear some of our best minds consider why we are at a transformative point in history for moving toward a healthier way of living based on a crucial understanding of relationships.

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