Chapter 5. Native American Systems of Knowledge

  1. Philip J. Deloria and
  2. Neal Salisbury
  1. Clara Sue Kidwell

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996461.ch6

A Companion to American Indian History

A Companion to American Indian History

How to Cite

Kidwell, C. S. (2002) Native American Systems of Knowledge, in A Companion to American Indian History (eds P. J. Deloria and N. Salisbury), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996461.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631209751

Online ISBN: 9780470996461

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Keywords:

  • native american knowledge systems;
  • american indian intellect;
  • adaptation;
  • acculturation;
  • european knowledge systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Native American and European Systems of Knowledge

  • Subsistence

  • Time and History

  • Acculturation and Accommodation

  • Science and Ethnoscience

  • Orality and Literacy

  • Continuity and Change