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Other Ways of Knowing

Indigenous Values Imagine a culture that lives by these values: respect, courage, love, generosity, honesty, humility, and wisdom. What could it teach us? These seven values enrich human life and sustain community in harmony with the natural world. Blair Stonechild, a Cree-Saulteaux member of the Muscowpetung First Nation and professor of Indigenous Studies at the…

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The Commons

The challenge of collaboration takes many forms. One of these is how we treat the commons. We struggle to protect shared spaces because we largely act out of self-interest. There are alternatives however. A growing urban movement is experimenting with different ways of living. Seoul, South Korea has been called the world’s most wired city.…

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