Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science: A Comparative Analysis

    Project: Research

    Project Details

    Description

    This partnership offers a unique opportunity to bring together anthropologists, educationlists, museum curators and Indigenous communities to research ways of incorporating Indigenous knowledge into school and museum education programs. The project uses the expertise of the partners to analyse the process of inclusion from the perspective of cross-cultural discourse. The research will enable complex conceptual and ethical issues to be addressed that will enable an extended and productive exchange between Indigenous communities and the general educational sector. The outcomes will include refereed publications and works in new media.
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date5/12/0321/06/07

    Funding

    • Australian Research Council (ARC): A$307,000.00
    • NSW Department of Education and Training, Aboriginal Unit: A$49,500.00
    • Yirrkalla Community Education Centre: A$33,300.00
    • Australian National Maritime Museum: A$16,500.00

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