Environmental Studies at UVM

ENVS 154 Traditional Ecological Knowledge

In traditional societies, knowledge about plants, animals, water, soils and natural phenomena is embedded in practice, story, ritual and belief systems. This course examines general features of traditional ecological knowledge; specific groups and their knowledge systems; how TEK is similar to and different from western science; and how traditional knowledge is being used to address environmental and social issues today.

Instructor(s):

Instructor(s):

Credits: 

3

Category: 

Variable

Breadth Requirement: 

International (INT), Social Science (SS)

Prerequisites: 

Sophomore standing, ENVS 1 and 2, or NR 1, or permission.

Enrollment Limit: 

35