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History, Traditional Knowledge
What medicinal and economic benefits does this native root hold?
Education, Traditional Knowledge
We invite students in the Appalachian region and eastern Midwest to join our research project bridging fields of folklore and conservation biology.
Dress, Traditional Knowledge
What I love most about jewelry is its ability to connect us to our family: our in-laws, our ancestors, and our posterity.
Language, Traditional Knowledge
What common patterns can an ethnomusicologist and an astrophysicist find in their respective work? More than you might think.
In this video, you will meet spiritual leaders, students, faculty, and staff at a Navajo Technical University graduation ceremony in Crownpoint, New Mexico.
Religion & Spirituality, Traditional Knowledge
“Solar eclipse” is an anagram for “rise collapse,” but it’s not necessarily the end of the world.
Storytelling, Traditional Knowledge
According to Inuit myths, the narwhal was once a woman with long hair that she had twisted and plaited to resemble a tusk.
Cultural Sustainability, Traditional Knowledge
In Armenia, folk remedies aren’t just offhand suggestions from your grandmother. When it comes to minor illnesses, trained doctors are not shy about recommending them either.
Foodways, Traditional Knowledge
For as long as they have lived in the country’s highlands, Armenians have harvested the indigenous edible green plants, transforming them into cherished dishes.
We decided to turn the reception into a “Healing High Tea” with finger foods featuring medicinal herbs.