n Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems - Building on the indigenous : successes, challenges and future prospects of the Indigenous Knowledge Systems Learning and Research Programme, North West University, South Africa : news and views

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1683-0296



The North West University is one of the few universities in South Africa to have established an indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) learning and research programme. The paper describes the successes, achievements and challenges, including the prospects of the programme since its inception. These experiences could help other institutions within and outside South Africa that intend to establish a similar programme.

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