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Author Borona, Kendi, author

Title Reclaiming Indigenous knowledge systems : towards sustainable people-forest relationships in Kenya / by Kendi Borona
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019


Description 1 online resource
Summary Conservation has, over the last couple of decades, coalesced around the language of 'community-engagement'. Models that seemed to prop up conservation areas as those emptied of human presence are cracking under their own weight. This book grounds our understanding of people-forest relationships through the lens of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) in the Nyandarwa (Aberdare) forest reserve in Kenya, home to the Agĩkũyũ people. It confronts the history of land dispossession in Kenya, demonstrates that land continues to be a central pillar of Agĩkũyũ Indigenous environmental thought, and cement
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 29, 2019)
Subject Ethnoscience -- Kenya
Traditional ecological knowledge -- Kenya
Kikuyu (African people) -- Science
Traditional ecological knowledge.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1527524124