Native American Land Ethics 8.06.13

Native American Land Ethics 8.06.13

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People working with American Indians in regard to land management run into problems with a difference in worldviews.  There is a lack of understanding of how American Indians view land.  To say the very least, this has been ongoing since first contact.  “A worldview may be understood as a set of conceptual presuppositions, both conscious and unconscious, articulate and inarticulate, shared by members of a culture.”  (Overholt and Callicott (1982).

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