Indigenous song keepers reveal traditional ecological knowledge in music

Dana Lepofsky, Alvaro Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia, Kim Recalma-Clutesi

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Since the beginning of time, music has been a way of communicating observations of and experiences about the world. For Indigenous Peoples who have lived within their traditional territories for generations, music is a repository of ecological knowledge, with songs embedding ancestors’ knowledge, teachings and wisdom.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation : Academic rigour, journalistic flair
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 2020
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

Fields of Science

  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
  • 5143 Social and cultural anthropology

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