NRES 287 Paper 5

NRES 287 Paper 5 - RP #5 ASSIGNMENT SHEET NRES 287/PS 273...

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RP #5 ASSIGNMENT SHEET NRES 287/PS 273 Spring 2007 Response Paper 5 – Due Monday, March 3 rd at 1:00pm Readings: Berkes, F. 1999. “Chapter 1 Context of Traditional Ecological Knowledge.” Pp. 3-15 in Sacred Ecology Philadelphia: Taylor and Frances. Samson, C. and J. Pretty 2006. “Environmental and health benefits of hunting lifestyles and diets for the Innu of Labrador.” Food Policy 31:528-553. QUESTIONS: 1. Identify Berkes’ working definition of traditional ecological knowledge (you can quote this). Discuss three reasons why this term or words in this concept may be problematic. (10) 2. Describe the four levels of analysis in traditional knowledge and management systems according to Berkes. (10) 3. What is sedentarisation? (You may need to look elsewhere for a clear definition). Why did this happen to the Innu? (in Samson and Pretty). (10) 4. Explain the effects of sedentarisation on the Innu in terms of social impacts, nutrition, and physical activity (in Samson and Pretty). (10) 5. What are Samson and Pretty’s four recommendations? Why have they chosen each of these? (10)
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