n Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems - Resource conservation and utilisation through indigenous knowledge in a tribal community of Orissa, India




Extracted from text ... 210 RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND UTILISATION THROUGH INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE IN A TRIBAL COMMUNITY OF ORISSA, INDIA Deepak Kumar Behera and Nibedita Nath Department of Anthropology, Sambalpur University, Orissa, India deepakbehera@hotmail.com INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE (IK) The concept of indigenous knowledge (hereafter IK) is reflected in the definition in Louise Grenier's Working with indigenous knowledge: a guide for researchers (IDRC, Ottawa 1998). Grenier defines IK as the unique, traditional and local knowledge existing within and developed around specific conditions of women and men indigenous to a particular geographic area. Many writers on IK agree that it also encompasses "non-technical insights, wisdom, ideas, perceptions ..


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