› Indigenous Songs Are Storehouses Of Ecological Knowledge27/Feb/2020
Song has long been recognised as a central carrier of Indigenous cultural knowledge, but it is only recently that attention has turned to how traditional song traditions can teach us about ecology and sustainable land management practices. A recent special edition of the Journal of Ethnobiology has looked at this aspect in eight chapters devoted to Indigenous song in Mongolia, Alaska, Siberia, the Amazon, Australia and other parts of the world with the aim of finding out how biocultural knowledge is handed down through the generations. Read more...
By GRAHAM STRAHLE | FEBRUARY 26, 2020. Published in Music Australia News