April 2013 seminar focuses on traditional ecological knowledge

In April, we kicked off our seminar series with the topic of Traditional Ecological Knowledge. The seminar topic, proposed by Dan Shilling of Arizona State University and Melissa Nelson of San Francisco State University, was one of many proposed for this series.

It was an inspiring gathering, and we received many positive comments. In addition, an article about the conference and the book series was recently posted to ASU News. It includes a nice feature of presenter Simon Ortiz, and helps to put the complex topic of TEK into a context that a lay audience might understand.

Read the article: Old becomes new: Traditional knowledge shapes sustainability thinking