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

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

byPeter Knudtson, David Suzuki

Paperback | March 21, 2006

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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.

Published in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation.

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 Kaling...

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Title:Wisdom of the Elders: Native and Scientific Ways of Knowing about NatureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.69 inPublished:March 21, 2006Publisher:Greystone Books Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1553651936

ISBN - 13:9781553651932

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