Where can I get information on indigenous/traditional knowledge?
Last Updated: Aug 04, 2017
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Indigenous knowledge (IK) is defined as the local knowledge – knowledge that is unique to a given culture or society...(Warren 1991).
- United Nations Official Documents on
- Publications on the topic - indigenous knowledge are searchable from the Dag Hammarskjöld Library catalogue, and DAG Discovery layer.
- Researchers at the UN can access journal articles and e-resources on the topic from the Library E-resources page.
There are several UN and non-UN resources that provide information on indigenous knowledge, see links below:
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