n Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems - Intangible heritage : the production of indigenous knowledge in various aspects of social life

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1683-0296



Extracted from text ... 110 INTANGIBLE HERITAGE: THE PRODUCTION OF INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE IN VARIOUS ASPECTS OF SOCIAL LIFE Luvuyo Dondolo South African Heritage Resources Agency, Cape Town Idondolo@sahra.org.za Introduction Indigenous Knowledge (IK) and its systems are components of intangible heritage of which there are two types. Intangible heritage can be defined in association with tangible heritage, as it adds value and meaning to material heritage. The links and values - social, spiritual and non-spiritual, cultural, religious, political and historical values - of the material heritage give it intangible significance for the practising communities1 and imagined communities2. The definition of the other type is ..

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