The importance of Indigenous elders, their knowledge


Matt Gusmerotti

This episode from Ranae Call in fall 2020’s ANTH 405, Public Anthropology and Global Environmental Challenges, class at Colorado State University examines the importance of Indigenous elders’ knowledge and how their practices and techniques can benefit modern-day societies. Call discusses traditional ecological knowledge, what it means and how it can be applied. Alternative attitudes can also be useful to understanding and interacting with the environment. Listen in for more explanations and ways to remedy historical injustices against Indigenous elders and their knowledge.