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#290 SIGNIFICANCE OF TRADITIONAL NUMBER SYSTEM, MEASUREMENTS AND ETHNIC CALENDAR AMONG THE LITTLE KNOWN KARBI TRIBAL GROUP IN ASSAM, INDIA

Oral traditions are the core part of tribal communication system. Generation wise it is transmitted among them. It is part of their cultural tradition and is intimately associated with their socialization process. Such method of traditional communication is the prime...
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#216 Transfer of Medical Indigenous Knowledge: Central European Case

Practices called indigenous knowledge are transferred between groups and generations and change their meanings in time and space. Whether or not the group accepts them is determined by their efficiency but also the power relations reflected by laws. Part of...
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#201 Indigenous peoples' traditional knowledge in the context of climate change

Over millennia, indigenous peoples all around the globe have been marginalized, and their traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) has been ignored. There is now a collaboration between the United Nations University Traditional Knowledge Initiative (UNU-TKI) and the intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
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#192 Nature using and traditional meals in multicultural community (the case of Russia)

Food culture is both a vital component of human civilization and a historical heritage dependant upon social and cultural change. Eating habits are a basic foundation of good communication and dialogue between nations, countries, cultures and individuals. Nowadays, in the...
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#190 Towards a new vision of the meaning of Folk experience in Nature using.

The long history of mankind concerns distinctly society life based on exploitation of Natural resources (renewable resources and non-renewable resources). A balance between using renewable resources and non-renewable resources by people has changed significantly in the history of mankind. The...
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#159 Indigenous Peoples’ Legal Struggles in Guatemala

In this paper we shall review efforts by the indigenous peoples of Guatemala to use international law and/or Guatemalan law to preserve their lands and water from corporate developers; to expose and counter human rights violations committed by the government...
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#140 Enrichment of Environmental Education through a revitalization of Indigenous knowledge system

In the process of Sustainable development and globalization, Environmental education (EE) makes organized efforts to teach environmental and natural resources management in a multi-disciplinary field. EE is vital in imparting an inherent respect for nature amongst society and in enhancing...
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#139 An anthropological study on the relationship between nature and humans based on Northern Andean folktales

This presentation pursues the relationship between nature and humans from the perspective of indigenous knowledge in the northern Andean Mountains. In this society, indigenous knowledge is condensed into “folktales”. As this was a society without writing in the pre-Spanish period,...
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#138 Anthropology’s Special Competence, Then, Now, and Future

Is the legacy of anthropology one of observation and understanding or one of trying to “help,” achieve change that “improves” life by somebody’s standards, from someone’s point of view. Have anthropologists, as representatives of a discipline, accepted the view that...
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#106 Anthropology of Community Forestry from Indigenous Knowledge to Enterprise development

In the community forestry regime, the main thrust came into being with devolution of power to the primary stakeholders from the centralized and custodial state management regime on the basis of their traditional wisdom and indigenous knowledge system, starting from...
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#61 “Tagay ta, Bai!”: The Social Dynamics of Filipino Social Drinking

This study described the social dynamics of Filipino social drinking, or "tagay". Specifically, it aimed to answer the following objectives: (1) define tagay as a distinct drinking culture, looking into social considerations, gender-related interactions, power relations, and material components; (2)...
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#60 Local knowledge for environmental protection and climate change adaptation in Africa: Towards Decolonizing Climate Science

The paper underscores the value and continuing relevance of indigenous/local knowledge for environmental protection and climate change adaptation in Africa. It argues that while Africa stands to gain from global science and international best practices, the continent should search within...
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#50 The trap music shows the generational change about the @generation

The trap music is a new scary cultural born in the post humanism, loved by @generation. The rap music is not trap music, but all rap music is not trap music. This musical phenomenon goes beyond the divertissement. It offers...
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#14 HUEHUES, MASKS AND PRINCESSES. LOOK THROUGH A RITUAL AND THE INCLUSION PROCESS

This paper addresses from the anthropology, the elements of transformation in the feast of the day of the dead among the Nahuas of central Mexico, more specifically of the Huasteca region in San Luis Potosí. Three ethnographic contexts are portrayed...