Schooling and Local Knowledge for Collecting Wild Honey in South India: Balancing Multifaceted Educations?

Abstract : For indigenous populations, schooling and local knowledge systems may be at odds. Understanding indigenous learning systems can help mitigate conflicts between acquisition of local ecological knowledge and academic knowledge. Among boys and men of the Jenu Kuruba of South India, we compare levels of schooling and local knowledge related to wild honey collection, a central domain of male local ecological knowledge. For boys, school attendance, but not performance, negatively correlates with local knowledge related to honey collecting. Men’s local knowledge for this activity negatively correlates with years of schooling, but their practical skills either neutrally or slightly positively
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Kathryn Demps, Jennifer Dougherty, Jenukalla Mg, Francisco Zorondo-Rodríguez, Victoria Reyes-García, et al.. Schooling and Local Knowledge for Collecting Wild Honey in South India: Balancing Multifaceted Educations?. Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment, 2015, 37 (1), pp.28-37. ⟨10.1111/cuag.12045⟩. ⟨hal-02262216⟩

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