Indigenous Knowledge and Globalization

The Interinstitutional Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge (ICIK) , is located in the College of Education at The Pennsylvania State University. ICIK forms part of the global network of more than 20 indigenous knowledge resource centres in different parts of the world. The site facilitates communication and collaboration among communities. A wealth of information particularly oral traditions which form a key part of the indigenous peoples knowledge based have been properly documented and now provide answers to many of the world’s problems The site highlights the usefulness of documentation and recorded history to a globalized economy which offers a platform and launching pad for indigenous knowledge to once again rise to prominence . Globalization triggers large impacts and with sites such as ICIK, it is hoped that the resulting impact from this interaction will be positive. Te site has a rich resource base offering links to many articles and other resources, making this site an essential center of interest.



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