As Western science took over the mainstream in North America, traditional Indigenous science took a backseat. It’s not taught in most schools Native children attend. Sometimes Indigenous science is not viewed as valuable by non-Native scientists. This can create conflicts when the two paths cross.
Dr. Kyle Whyte (enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation) – Timnick chair in the humanities and professor of philosophy and community sustainability at Michigan State University
Dr. Robin Kimmerer (Citizen Potawatomi ) – SUNY distinguished teaching professor of environment and forest biology and the director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Break Music: Trixter Trot (song) Tha Yoties (artist) Midnight Patrol (album)