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Knowledge keepers: How Western science and Indigenous knowledge intertwine – CBC Radio
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These two approaches to learning intersect in many ways
While Indigenous science is largely based in traditional knowledge and storytelling, Western science relies on an established set of rules and empirical study. But does this make these two approaches incompatible?
As part of a CBC Radio holiday special, Unreserved host Rosanna Deerchild and science columnist Torah Kachur explore areas where traditional knowledge and Western science converge to explain various phenomena.
Indigenous knowledge keepers and Western scientists don’t necessarily agree on the origin of the stars in our sky — but they do rely on one another’s theories.