Abstract

Abstract: Indigenous knowledge in Africa conserves traditional community heritage and is dynamically adjusted as communities adapt to contemporary realities. This roundtable considers these conservative and dynamic natures as portrayed in a case study from Kenya and poses discussion questions.

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indigenous knowledge, local knowledge, Africa, Kenya, Giriama

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The Conservative and Dynamic Nature of Indigenous Knowledge: A Case Study from Kenya

Abstract: Indigenous knowledge in Africa conserves traditional community heritage and is dynamically adjusted as communities adapt to contemporary realities. This roundtable considers these conservative and dynamic natures as portrayed in a case study from Kenya and poses discussion questions.