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KNOWLEDGE BOUNDARIES: CONCEPTUAL AND METHODOLOGICAL CHALLENGES IN STUDYING INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE
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Sponsored By: Anthropology and Environment Section and Culture and Agriculture
Thursday, November 15, 2012: 1:45 PM-5:30 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists
Organizers:  Mark Moritz (Ohio State University)
Chairs:  Matthew T Lauer (San Diego State University)
Discussants:  Roy Ellen (University of Kent) and Rick Stepp (University of Florida and University of Florida)
1:45 PM
The Social Nature of Indigenous Knowledge: Examples From the Nomadic Wodaabe of Niger
Nikolaus Schareika (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
2:00 PM
Ways of Knowing: Situating Environmental Knowledge As Skilled Practice
Rebecca K Zarger (University of South Florida)
2:15 PM
Globalization and Indigenous Management Skill
Glenn Davis Stone (Washington University) and Andrew Flachs (Washington University)
2:30 PM
On Not Knowing Zoonotic Diseases: Pastoralists' Ethnoveterinary Knowledge In the Far North Region of Cameroon
Daniel Ewing (The Ohio State University), Mark Moritz (Ohio State University) and Rebecca B Garabed (The Ohio State University)
2:45 PM
3:15 PM
Discussant
Roy Ellen (University of Kent)
3:30 PM
Break
3:45 PM
Researching a Total Environment of Change In Northern Alaska
Courtney Carothers (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
4:00 PM
Decolonising Eurocentric Research Practices: Perspectives From Melanesian Methodologies
Trisia Angela Farrelly (Massey University), David Gegeo (University of Canterbury) and Unaisi Nabobo-Baba (University of Guam)
4:30 PM
Synthesis, Systems, and Causes In Indigenous Knowledge Research- Reflections From Aboriginal Australia
Marcus C Barber (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
4:45 PM
Kaupapa Maori: Contextualizing Indigenous Knowledge Theories and Methodologies From Aotearoa, New Zealand
Paul Whitinui (University of Canterbury), Kierin Mackenzie (University of Canterbury) and Angus Hikairo Macfarlane (University of Canterbury)
5:00 PM
Discussant
Rick Stepp (University of Florida and University of Florida)
5:15 PM
Discussion