Traditional Ecological Knowledge considers the interconnectedness of the ecosystem—plants, animals, humans—while Western science tends to zero in on a fraction of that system at a time. So what happens when a tribe and a university research group partner up?
For years, Ojibwe in the Midwest shunned nearby scientists. But now, their partnership is fruitful—and imperative. This week, Nancy Averett of the Food and Environment Reporting Network, told the story of how this collaboration came to be.
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