Traditional and ecological knowledge and practice (tekp) tekp has come to be known by such terms as: indigenous knowledge, traditional knowledge and wisdom, local traditional knowledge, traditional ecological knowledge, as well as a. Around the globe, researchers are turning to what is known as traditional ecological knowledge (tek) to fill out an understanding of the natural world tek is deep knowledge of a place that has been painstakingly discovered by those who have adapted to it over thousands of years. Traditional ecological knowledge (hereafter tek) consists of the body of knowledge, beliefs, traditions, practices, institutions, and worldviews developed and sustained by indigenous, peasant, and local communities in interaction with their biophysical environment (toledo 2002, berkes 2004.
The nomenclature of traditional ecological knowledge it is perhaps because tek connects such varied dimensions as the type of knowledge, the identity of knowledge holders, and the process of knowledge acquisition that there exists a great variety of definitions and an extensive nomenclature for tek for some, this intimate knowledge can be. Braids of truth, published on june 19, 2014 is an exploration of traditional ecological knowledge, climate change and collaboration challenges special thanks to frank tyro and others at the salish kootenai college who did a great job developing this series. Thus, native ecological knowledge is composed of both traditional knowledge and experiential knowledge (ie knowledge gained through personal experience) native systems of local knowledge.
“traditional ecological knowledge is a body of knowledge built up by a group of people through generations of living in close contact with nature traditional knowledge is cumulative. Traditional ecological knowledge within the government of canada's first nation forestry program a case study 1999 natural resources canada, canadian forest service, headquarters, economics and programs branch, ottawa 20 p. The traditional ecological knowledge (tek) approach recognizes that a supercomputer of extraordinary sophistication does exist, and that it can work for all practical purposes with incomplete data. 2 traditional ecological knowledge and the acronym tek are used throughout this paper although other terms such as `indigenous knowledge', or `traditional knowledge' are often substituted in the literature and do not necessarily correspond to terms used by indigenous peoples themselves to refer to their knowledge. This knowledge today is commonly called ”traditional ecological knowledge california indians protected and tended favored plant species and habitats, harvested plant and animal products at carefully worked out frequencies and intensities, and practiced an array of horticultural techniques.
The final section examines traditional knowledge as a challenge to the positivist-reductionist paradigm in western science, and concludes with a discussion of the potential of traditional ecological knowledge to inject a measure of ethics into the science of ecology and resource management. Dennis is widely recognized for creating a bridge between ‘traditional ecological knowledge’ (tek) and western science his passion is ‘eco-cultural restoration’ the preservation of. Traditional ecological knowledge includes an intimate and detailed knowledge of plants, animals, and natural phenomena, the development and use of appropriate technologies for hunting, fishing, trapping, agriculture, and forestry, and a holistic knowledge, or world view which parallels the scientific discipline of ecology (berkes 1993.
Traditional ecological knowledge - time and again, western researchers are realizing that indigenous peoples have long had sophisticated insights and deep wisdom about the world time and again, western researchers are realizing that indigenous peoples have long had sophisticated insights and deep wisdom about the world. Traditional knowledge refers to the knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous and local communities around the world developed from experience gained over the centuries and adapted to the local culture and environment, traditional knowledge is transmitted orally from generation to generation. Traditional ecological knowledge (or tek) refers to the evolving knowledge acquired by indigenous and local peoples over hundreds or thousands of years through direct contact with the environment this knowledge is specific to a location and includes the relationships between plants, animals, natural phenomena, and the landscape that are used. The papers in this volume were selected from presentations made in a number of special sessions on traditional ecological knowledge (tek), which were held as part of the common property conference, the second annual meeting of the international association for the study of common property. Traditional ecological knowledge describes aboriginal, indigenous, or other forms of traditional knowledges regarding sustainability of local resourcestek refers to a cumulative body of.
Herman kitka traditional ecological knowledge excerpt: tlingit traditional ecological knowledge (tek) is the product of generations of learning and experience with the lands, waters, fish, plants, wildlife, and other natural resources of southeast alaska. Traditional knowledge has developed a concept of the environment that emphasizes the symbiotic character of humans and nature it offers an approach to local development that is based on co-evolution with the environment, and on respecting the carrying capacity of ecosystems. Biodiversity conservation world view traditional knowledge indigenous knowledge home garden these keywords were added by machine and not by the authors this process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves. Traditional ecological knowledge copy editing was the responsibility of joan haire, who took on the time consuming task of shaping the individual contributions into a co- herent collection of essays credit for the final product must go to her editing assistance was.
Traditional ecological knowledge (tek) and local ecological knowledge (lek) is knowledge held by indigenous and local cultures that often reflects the long-term past (tek) and present (lek. Traditional ecological knowledge describes aboriginal, indigenous, or other forms of traditional knowledges regarding sustainability of local resources tek refers to a cumulative body of knowledge, belief, and practice, evolving by accumulation of tek and handed down through generations through traditional songs, stories and beliefs. Quinault traditional ecological knowledge wildflowers in the olympic mountains the quinault traditional ecological knowledge program is responsible for maintaining an evolving body of knowledge, practice and belief that has been handed down through generations in indian families and communities. Traditional ecological knowledge (tek) was far from being on the radar for non-native agencies at that point, and even as the native american graves protection and repatriation act existed, the common attitude about native traditional knowledges (tk) was that it was frequently discounted and dismissed.