Incorporating indigenous and traditional knowledge raises a number of complex issues, such as, land tenure rights, genetic resource ownership , intellectual property rights and benefit sharing . Despite the rationale for integrating these knowledge systems with western science, to date indigenous knowledge and understanding related to water are misunderstood and/or ignored in water projects. The causes of this are complex but can partly be traced to their lack of meaningful inclusion of these approaches in water policy and planning processes. Furthermore, customary access and rights to water is seldom recognised by the state authorities that now control indigenous areas and sources of water that are critical to cultural and physical wellbeing are being developed and impacted by outside forces beyond their control.
· In the early 1900s, scientists discovered that each person belonged to one of four blood types. Now they have discovered a new way to classify ...
A headline on Thursday with an article about the discovery by a group of scientists that people can be classified by the bacteria in their digestive systems misstated the conclusions of the researchers. They reported finding three ecosystems, each involving a multitude of bacteria species, in the human gut — not just three types of bacteria.
This seminar seeks to explain why microhistorical method has proved so attractive to historians and literary scholars of the late medieval and early modern periods; to elaborate on the relationship between various national schools of microhistory; to analyze the advantages and disadvantages of an approach to historical study by narrowing the scale of observation to the most minute of cultural contexts; and to consider the insertion of the voice of the investigator into the narrative.
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 . Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown,
NARCAN TRAINING – 3-4 . Free training to administer NARCAN. Leave with a free kit and a certificate. FORDO, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call or e-mail [email protected] or visit /events
CELEBRATION – 3-5 . Costumed children with parents get free admission for a trick-or-treat adventure through the plaque gallery. Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-7200
TRICK OR TREAT – 3 . Kids can trick-or-treat at Main Street businesses. Main Street, Oneonta.
TRUNK OR TREAT – 4-6 . A safe, early area for kids to trick-or-treat. Adults decorate their car, hand out store bought candy. Parking Log at The Lutheran Church of the Atonement, 1 Center St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-6852.
PARADE: 5 . Cooperstown Halloween Parade. Cooper Park.
PARADE: 7 . Oneonta Halloween Parade. Judging at 6:45 . Main Street, Oneonta.