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ICIK E-Newsletters [2009-2014]

The ICIK E-Newsletter is now the journal IK: Other Ways of Knowing                                                            

volume 1 number 1: Fall 2009

volume 2 number 1: Spring 2010 | volume 2 number 2: Summer 2010 | volume 2 number 3: Fall 2010

volume 3 number 1: Spring 2011 | volume 3 number 2: Summer 2011 | volume 3 number 3: Fall 2011

volume 4 number 1: Spring 2012 | volume 4 number 2: Summer 2012 | volume 4 number 3: Fall 2012

volume 5 number 1: Spring 2013 | volume 5 number 2: Summer 2013 | volume 5 number 3: Fall 2013

volume 6 number 1: Spring 2014 | volume 6 number 2: Summer 2014 | volume 6 number 3: Fall 2014

 

volume 1 number 1: Fall 2009

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  • ICIK East Africa Working Group … pg. 1
  • ICIK Faculty and Students in Kenya—Summer 2009 … pg. 2
  • MUCo Science Teacher Education Initiative in Tanzania … pg. 4
  • Nutri-Business Developments in Kenya … pg. 4
  • Creating a Public Library System for Rural Communities in Africa … pg. 5
  • 2009 ISIK Conference —Western Australia … pg. 5
  • Whiting Center Endowment for Indigenous Knowledge … pg. 6
  • American Indian Art Exhibit … pg. 6
  • Spotlight: Mary-Alice Marete 2009 LEAP Scholar … pg. 7
  • The National Peace Corps—Africa Rural Connect … pg. 7
  • Penn State University Task Force on Latin America … pg. 8
  • Connecting on Indigenous Agriculture … pg. 8
  • Spend Thanksgiving in Bolivia This Year! … pg. 8

volume 2 number 1: Spring 2010

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  • Reflections on Indigenous Ways of Knowing Among the Anishinaabeg. by Lucy Green … pg. 1
  • DINE, Inc.: Indigenous Agricultural Knowledge of the Navajo … pg. 3
  • Annual Powwow in State College … pg. 4
  • American Indian Leadership … pg. 5
  • Latin American Studies … pg. 5
  • Volunteering with ICIK: David Ader … pg. 6
  • Photographs and Handicrafts: A Presentation by the Founder of the Center for Amazon Community Ecology. by David Ader … pg. 6
  • Traditional Agriculture in Peru … pg. 7
  • Milking the Rhino … pg. 8
  • Agricultural Systems in East Africa: An Eco-Village Class … pg. 9
  • Pennsylvania Cooperative Extension Educators Plan a Service Project in Kenya … pg. 10
  • Penn State Parks and People. by Rob Crane … pg. 10
  • Project Baobab: Sustainable Development in Rural Benin. by Richard Schuhmann … pg. 12
  • A New Frontier. by Alyssa Simon … pg. 14
  • Indigenous Farming Systems of the Hausa. by David Ader … pg. 16
  • Indigenous Nutrition Knowledge of Bedouin Farmers … pg. 17
  • Millions Fed! … pg. 18
  • ICIK Fall 09 Retreat. by Audrey Maretzki, Ladi Semali, Khanjan Mehta … pg. 18
  • Whiting Endowment Update. by Audrey Maretzki … pg. 19
  • ICIK Videos on IK. by Khanjan Mehta … pg. 20
  • Library Resources on IK … pg. 20
  • Exploring Clothes from Cultures Around the World … pg. 21
  • Dissertation Fellowships … pg. 21

volume 2 number 2: Summer 2010

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  • Spirit of Internationalization Award Winner: Deanna Behring … pg. 1
  • Morais, Semali Share Kopp International Achievement Award … pg. 1
  • Ag2Africa. by Thomas Gill … pg. 2
  • SPACES: Re-envisioning, Revitalizing, and Reorganizing Science Education in Tanzania. by Ladislaus Semali and Khanjan Mehta … pg. 3
  • Milking the Rhino … pg. 4
  • SeKUCo Provost Meets with Penn State Collaborators. by Ladislaus Semali … pg. 4
  • Kristin Davis Visits Penn State. by Mary Marete … pg. 5
  • Community-Based Natural Resource Management Project in Namibia. by Duarte Morais … pg. 6
  • Paid Internships with USDA Foreign Ag Service … pg. 7
  • Summer in Namibia … pg. 7
  • Yogis Raise Money for Humanitarian Projects in Uganda by Kristen Boccumini … pg. 7
  • PSU Social Entrepreneurship Course, Fall 2010 … pg. 8
  • Spring Break in Honduras. by Dave Ader … pg. 9
  • Dr. Norman E. Borlaug Fellow at Penn State—Dr. Prema Viswanath. by Dave Ader … pg. 10
  • The Trouble with the Alphabet. by Arthur Goldschmidt … pg. 11
  • IK News from the Penn State Libraries … pg. 11
  • ICIK Spring Retreat … pg. 11

volume 2 number 3: Fall 2010

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  • New Global Health Minor at Penn State … pg. 1
  • Encountering Traditional Healing: A Medical Student's Reflections. by Rachel Hardenstine … pg. 2
  • Agricultural Systems in East Africa, 2010 … pg. 3
  • Penn State Cooperative Extension Reaches Out to Africa … pg. 4
  • Penn State Food Science Students Win 'Developing Solutions for Developing Countries' Competition. by Wladir Valderrama, Angela Richard, and Julius Ashirifie-Gogofio … pg. 5
  • A Taste of Ghana. by Fran Osseo-Asare … pg. 6
  • Education Abroad at Penn State: People and Parks in Tanzania. by Larry Gorenflo … pg. 8
  • Project Baobab Update. by Lisa M. Steinberg … pg. 9
  • U.N. Food, Agriculture, and Hunger Database Made Public … pg. 9
  • Together, Penn State and Jiang-nan Undergraduates Take on a Big Environmental Problem to Sustain Their World. by Jacqueline S. McLaughlin … pg. 10
  • Honey Bees in Africa: Back to the Future. by Maryann Frazier … pg. 11
  • Penn State Hosts 14 New Humphrey Fellows. by David Ader … pg. 12
  • Learning the iPad Way in Namibia. … pg. 13
  • ICIK Co-Sponsors 2010 United Nations Day Celebration … pg. 13
  • Bednar Intern Catalogues CIKARD Materials … pg. 13

volume 3 number 1: Spring 2011

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  • Penn State Launches AcademIK Connections Video Series … pg. 1
  • A Native Traditional Ecological (TEK) Workshop at the 2010 Bioneers Conference. by Audrey Maretzki … pg. 7
  • Jill Findeis to Coordinate the International Agriculture Minor … pg. 8
  • IK and AgKnowledge Africa. by Helen Sheehy … pg. 9
  • Help Spread the Buzz. by Maryam Henein … pg. 10
  • Beekeeping: IK Lost and Found. by Elliud Muli and Maryann Frazier … pg. 11
  • Management Education and IK … pg. 12
  • Participatory Plant Breeding in East Africa. by Kristal Jones … pg. 13
  • Kitchen Gardeners … pg. 14
  • Worldstock Fair Trade … pg. 14
  • ICIK Fall Retreat. by Audrey Maretzki … pg. 15
  • Mashavu Takes 2nd Place at I2P Global Competition. by Khanjan Mehta … pg. 17
  • Call for Local Knowledge Articles … pg. 17
  • Book Review: Escaping Education. by Lori Thompson … pg. 18
  • Documentary Film Review: Schooling the World by Lori Thompson … pg. 18
  • Blending Science, Traditional Knowledge & Creative Design to Support Conservation & Native Communities in the Amazon Rain Forest … pg. 19
  • The Economics of Happiness (A film) … pg. 19

volume 3 number 2: Summer 2011

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  • Blending Science, Traditional Knowledge & Creative Design to Support Conservation & Native Communities in the Amazon Rain Forest. by Campbell Plowden ….pg. 1
  • Special Summer Seminar. by Dr. Elliud Muli … pg. 5
  • Queen of the Sun: What the Bees Are Telling Us … pg. 5
  • Upcoming Food Sovereignty Delegations with Food First … pg. 6
  • Hedge Funds ―'Grabbing Land' in Africa … pg. 6
  • Women's Earth Alliance Advocacy Training … pg. 7
  • Congratulations to the 2011-12 Bednar Interns … pg. 7
  • Teaching Happiness: The Prime Minister of Bhutan Takes on Education … pg. 7
  • Art, Craft, and Assimilation: Curriculum for Native Students during the Boarding School Era … pg. 8
  • Worldview, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, and Subsistence among Foraging and Agricultural Societies … pg. 8
  • Integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Academic Research … pg. 9
  • ICIK Spring Retreat—April 15, 2011 … pg. 10
  • 2011 Bioneers Conference … pg. 12
  • The Fall ICIK Seminar Series Line Up … pg. 12
  • Searching for Personal Meaning in the Writings of Indigenous Scholars … pg. 13

volume 3 number 3: Fall 2011

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  • Can You Milk a Rhino? by Rosie Qin and Khanjan Mehta … pg. 1
  • Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Science Educators Travel to Kenya. by Frances Alloway, et al. … pg. 2
  • Native Crops, Biodiversity, and Traditional Knowledge in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. by Sara Reid … pg. 4
  • Fall 2011 Bednar Interns. by Elizabeth Jenkins … pg. 6
  • Africa2Ag Symposium. by Janelle Larson and Sjoerd Duiker … pg. 7
  • Folk Food Uses of the Multi-Purpose African Baobab in Benin (West Africa). By Flora J. Chadare, PhD … pg. 8
  • African Nutrition Leadership Programme … pg. 9
  • Upcoming Trips to Costa Rica … pg. 10
  • African Biodiversity Network … pg. 11
  • African Baobab: A Worship Tree Species in Benin. by Flora J. Chadare, PhD and Achille E. Assogbadjo, PhD … pg. 13
  • Journal of Management Education Special Issue: IK … pg. 14
  • Local UN Group Tackles Global Water Issues … pg. 15
  • UN Day Dinner 2011 … pg. 15
  • Fall ICIK Seminars … pg. 16

volume 4 number 1: Spring 2012

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  • A Peace Corps Experience in Nepal. by Nellie Bhattarai … pg. 1
  • ICIK Welcomes Its First Undergraduate Intern: Audra Kershner … pg. 3
  • Africana Research Center Undergraduate Research Exhibition 2012 … pg. 3
  • Meet the Spring 2012 Bednar Interns … pg. 4
  • Dennis Banks: A True Modern Day Warrior. by Cyndi Petrovich-Corn … pg. 5
  • PSU to Host Global Food Security Seminar for International Fulbright Scholars … pg. 8
  • Upcoming 2012 ICIK Seminars … pg. 8
  • Injera: The Bread of Ethiopia. by Greg Ziegler … pg. 9
  • 2012 Global Milking the Rhino Innovative Solutions Showcase. by Khanjan Mehta … pg. 11
  • Join Us for the 2012 ICIK Spring Retreat—March 16 … pg. 13
  • 2012 ICIK Spring Retreat Tentative Agenda … pg. 14

volume 4 number 2: Summer 2012

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  • An Interview with Fran Osseo-Asare, MSW, Ph.D. … pg. 1
  • Traditional Homegardens in Southern Africa—Resources. with Fran Osseo-Asare … pg. 2
  • Student Society for Indigenous Knowledge Created at Penn State's University Park Campus … pg. 3
  • Meet Sarah Eissler, ICIK/SSIK Intern … pg. 4
  • Meet Cassidy Holmes, ICIK/SSIK Intern … pg. 4
  • Feature: Funding for IK Projects and Indigenous Peoples … pg. 5
  • Announcing the Redesigned ICIK Website … pg. 6
  • Join Us! Become an Institutional Affiliate of ICIK! … pg. 6
  • Indigenous Knowledge Showcase-- October 5, 2012 … pg. 7
  • ICIK Spring Retreat—March 16, 2012 … pg. 8
  • New Book: Indigenous Nations and Modern States: The Political Emergence of Nations Challenging State Power … pg. 9
  • More Resources on Native American Studies … pg. 10
  • Feature: Indigenous Knowledge Meets Modern Technology … pg. 11
  • World Heritage and Indigenous Peoples … pg. 12
  • Indigenous Peoples International Declaration of Self-Determination and Sustainable Development … pg. 12

volume 4 number 3: Fall 2012

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Attention: Read updated information from the Fall 2012 Newsletter [PDF] about CED 497C: Exploring Indigneous Ways of Knowing among the Ojibwe

  • Ojibwe Experience: 2012 Student Reflections … pg. 1
  • Call for Student Research Proposals … pg. 4
  • Feature: Indigenous Knowledge Showcase … pg. 5
  • IK Showcase: Dedication of The Watcher … pg. 6
  • Summary of the IK Showcase Presentations … pg. 7
  • Experience the Culture of One of the Largest Indigenous Communities in North America! … pg. 9
  • International Ag Speakers Series: Upcoming Presentations … pg. 10
  • International Education Week 2012—Indigenous Peoples' Rights: A Historical and Contemporary Global Movement … pg. 11
  • Coursera: Aboriginal Worldviews and Education … pg. 11
  • Coursera: Global Health Cultures … pg. 11
  • Guidelines and Benefits of ICIK Institutional Affiliation … pg. 12
  • Criteria for ICIK Institutional Affiliation … pg. 13
  • Kindred Spirits: Collecting Native American Art … pg. 14
  • Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program … pg. 14

volume 5 number 1: Spring 2013

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  • Portable Cooler: New Twist on Old Technology … pg. 1
  • 2012 MTR Innovative Solutions Showcase Awards … pg. 3
  • Discovering African Foodways … pg. 5
  • 2013 Spirit of Internationalization Award … pg. 5
  • Global Climate Change—STRI Panama … pg. 5
  • Penn State Seeks IK Collaboration with Smithsonian Institution … pg. 6
  • Know Your ICIK History … pg. 10
  • SALALM—Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials … pg. 11
  • Indigenous Peoples' Rights: An Historical and Contemporary Global Movement … pg. 12

volume 5 number 2: Summer 2013

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  • ICIK Bids Farewell to Dr. Philip Wilson … pg. 1
  • Penn State Student Society for IK Grows! … pg. 3
  • CIKARD Collection at Penn State Libraries … pg. 4
  • Penn State College fo Agricultural Sciences Professor Selected to Host UNESCO Chair … pg. 5
  • SALALM: Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials … pg. 5
  • Whiting Endowment Funds Student Indigenous Knowledge Research Proposals … pg. 6
  • HESE Wins Global Impact Award … pg. 7
  • Indigenous Geography Workshop … pg. 7
  • A Story I Was Never Told … pg. 8
  • Gates Foundation Invites Pre-Proposals for International Agricultural Research Projects … pg 10
  • FPP and Partners Launch Pioneering Book on Indigenous Peoples and Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in the DRC … pg 10
  • ICIK Co-Sponsors Centre County United Nations Association Event on American Indian Education … pg 11
  • The College of New Jersey becomes Penn State ICIK affiliate … pg. 12

volume 5 number 3: Fall 2013

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  • US Native Nations as International Study Destinations … pg. 1
  • About Dr. Bruce Martin … pg. 2
  • Indigenous Geography: Documenting & Preserving Cultural Heritage … pg. 2
  • Ojibwe Cultural Engagement Course—Maymester 2014 … pg. 4
  • ICIK and SSIK Join Forces at Forest Fest … pg. 5
  • The Marjorie Grant Whiting Endowment for the Advancement of Indigenous Knowledge … pg. 6
  • Call for Proposals: Indigenous Rights as Reflected in Indigenous Stories & Storytelling … pg. 7
  • The Kochia Chronicles Book Review … pg. 8
  • Indigenous Amaznian Dye Plant … pg. 9
  • Indigenous Medicine & Healing–Special Feature Section … pg. 10
  • 2013-2014 ICIK Seminar Series … pg. 21
  • Celebrating Native American History Month … pg. 22
  • Dr. Ted Alter Passes the SSIK Torch to Dr. Mark Brennan … pg. 22
  • Boren Scholarships & Fellowships … pg. 23
  • 2014-15 Borlaug Leadership Enhancement Agriculture Program … pg. 23

volume 6 number 1: Spring 2014

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  • Newsletter of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues … pg. 2
  • Chief Edward John, Chairperson of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues … pg. 2
  • Fifth Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Statement by Chief Edward John … pg. 3
  • UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues … pg. 3
  • Indigenous Peoples' Rights, by Judy Bertonazzi … pg. 4
  • The New Legal Context of Indigenous Peoples' Rights: The United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. by Julie Rowland … p. 14
  • UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Full Text of the Resolution) … pg. 26
  • Indigenous Peoples' Rights: An Historical and Contemporary Global Movement … p. 35
  • Trainings on Indigenous Peoples' Issues with UN Country Teams, Government Officials & Indigenous Peoples' Organizations … p. 37
  • Addressing Inequalities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda … p. 37
  • UN Resolution 66/142. Rights of Indigenous Peoples … p. 38

volume 6 number 2: Summer 2014

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  • A Gathering of Three Generations of the Red Wing Family … pg. 3
  • Black Elk’s Statement on Peace … pg. 3
  • At UN, Oglala Lakota Says US Defies International Law … pg. 4
  • Penn State Students Meet Dennis Banks … pg. 4
  • Carlisle Journeys … p. 4
  • Carlisle Indian Industrial School Farmhouse to be Preserved … pg. 4
  • Effects of Crop Introduction on Informal Seed Systems in Northern Ghana … pg. 5
  • Canadian Universities Strive to Include Indigenous Cultures … p. 5
  • Obama: US can do more to help Native Americans … pg. 5
  • 2013 Marjorie Grant Whiting Student IK Research Award Winners … pg. 6
  • 2014 Marjorie Grant Whiting Student IK Research Award Winners … pg. 6
  • SSIK Welcomes New Co-Advisor … pg. 6
  • Recent Articles by PSU ICIK Indigenous Knowledge Researchers … pg. 7
  • ICIK Welcomes New Institutional Affiliate … pg. 7
  • Penn State—Smithsonian Institution Collaboration … pg. 8
  • Distribution of Special UNDRIP Issue of ICIK E-News … pg. 9
  • Mining Development Impact on Indigenous Communities … pg. 9
  • Learn About Curanderismo … pg. 10
  • Special Section—Books and Authors … pg. 11-13
  • Special Section—Follow-Up to Spring 2014 UNDRIP Issue of ICIK E-News … pg. 14-15
  • Concerns of Indigenous Peoples Today … pg. 16-17

volume 6 number 3: Fall 2014

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  • Introducing The Nile Project … pg. 2
  • The Nile Project: Producing Harmony in a Divided Region … pg. 2
  • The Nile Project 2015 US Tour … pg. 3
  • The Nile Project Engagements—Upcoming … pg. 3-4
  • An Interview with Amy & Medora: Coordinators of The Nile Project's Penn State Visit … pg. 4
  • Father & Daughter Conduct Hydrogeologic Research in the Valley of the Kings … pg. 6
  • Nile River Basin Country Becomes Project Site for Penn State SMEAL MBA Students … pg. 6
  • Water Literacy … pg. 7
  • Research into Preserving Egypt's Monuments & Antiquities Provide Insight into Egypt's Future Sustainability … pg. 8
  • Why Was Vivek Malnourished? … pg. 10
  • The Human Right to Water … pg. 10
  • Water Woes of the Wealthy—Drought and Water Shortage in Sao Paulo, Brazil … pg. 10
  • Achieving Water Security in Senegal: Rural and Urban Water Access and Sanitation Challenges … pg. 11
  • Africana Research Center Undergraduate Research Exhibition … pg. 11
  • UNESCO Nile River Basin Projects & Resources … pg. 12
  • UNESCO World Water Assessment Program … pg. 12
  • Keepers of the Water … pg. 13
  • “If You Think the Water Crisis Can't Get Worse…” … pg. 14
  • Thirst Turns to Desperation in Rural California … pg. 14
  • Water Scarcity: The US Connection … pg. 14
  • A Glass Half Empty: Drinking Water in First Nations Communities … pg. 15
  • Call for Abstracts: Workshop on Epistemologies of Water in Asia … pg. 15
  • Book Highlights … pg. 16-17
  • Hegemony in the Representation of American Indians in K-12 US History Standards … pg. 18
  • Students Talk about Their Ojibwe Experience … pg. 18
  • IK and the Academy Call for Proposals … pg. 18
  • Borlaug Leap Scholarships … pg. 18
  • ICIK E-News Re-Envisioned! … pg. 19