Jennifer Walkus

WalkusHakai Institute

“There’s not much traditional ecological knowledge that is recognized by science and used by science — the problem is there hasn’t been an easy way to fold that knowledge into Western science … But if researchers can learn how to use this framework, then we’ll gain the collaborations and the access to present our traditional knowledge through science, in ways that can’t be refuted by the government. The marriage of Western science and traditional knowledge is a huge step.”

–Excerpt from Thriving Earth Exchange, In a Canadian Collaboration, Respect Underpins Rules of Engagement with Indigenous Nations