The Indigenous way of knowing-Envronmental Issues

Indigenous Ways of Knowing

• Climate change; Spirit and animism; Social work and sensuality; Indigenous practice

Required reading:

Zapf, M. K. (2005). The spiritual dimension of person and environment: Perspectives from social work and traditional knowledge. International Social Work, 48(5), 633-642.
Coates, J., Gray, M., & Hetherington, T. (2006). An “ecospiritual” perspective: Finally, a place for Indigenous approaches. British Journal of Social Work, 36(3), 381-399.
Briggs, J. (2015). People of the earth: Inviting a new animism. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing,11(6), 475-484.

Recommended reading:

Jeffery, D. (2014). Environmentalism in social work: What shall we teach? Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work, 29(4), 492-498.
Schwartz. S. (2015) Two roads converge in a yellowing wood: Shamanism, science, and climate change. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 11(2), 85-87.
Houston, S. (2015). Falling in love outwards: Eco-social work and the sensuous event. Journal of Social Work, online ahead of print April 23, 1-17.

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