Wisdom of the Elders: Native and Scientific Ways of Knowing about Nature

by David Suzuki, Peter Knudtson

GREYSTONE BOOKS LTD | March 21, 2006 | Trade Paperback

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First published in 1992, this classic David Suzuki title is now back in print, with a new introduction. A meticulous gathering of both scientific insight and Native knowledge, Wisdom of the Elders offers a way to reconcile our place in nature, by listening to our elders. From the foundations of time, the big bang, and the creation of the cosmos, to the fate of the earth as predicted by leading scientists and the sacred stories and traditions of Native peoples, this acclaimed collection of the world''s wisdom shows that the future of the planet lies in listening to both these worldviews.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 272 pages, 3.54 × 2.36 × 0.27 in

Published: March 21, 2006

Publisher: GREYSTONE BOOKS LTD

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1553651936

ISBN - 13: 9781553651932

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Wisdom of the Elders: Native and Scientific Ways of Knowing about Nature

by David Suzuki, Peter Knudtson

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 272 pages, 3.54 × 2.36 × 0.27 in

Published: March 21, 2006

Publisher: GREYSTONE BOOKS LTD

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1553651936

ISBN - 13: 9781553651932

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First published in 1992, this classic David Suzuki title is now back in print, with a new introduction. A meticulous gathering of both scientific insight and Native knowledge, Wisdom of the Elders offers a way to reconcile our place in nature, by listening to our elders. From the foundations of time, the big bang, and the creation of the cosmos, to the fate of the earth as predicted by leading scientists and the sacred stories and traditions of Native peoples, this acclaimed collection of the world''s wisdom shows that the future of the planet lies in listening to both these worldviews.

About the Author

Peter Knudtson is a Victoria-BC-based nature writer who has written on topics ranging from molecular genetics and natural history to anthropology, ecology, and ethics.

David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. He is Companion to the Order of Canada and a recipient of UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for science, the United Nations Environment Program medal, the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, and Global 500. He is familiar to television audiences as host of the long-running CBC television program The Nature of Things. His written work includes more than fifty-two books, nineteen of them for children. Suzuki lives with his wife, Tara Cullis, in Vancouver.

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