Learners will achieve an awareness of indigenous peoples’ relations with different life forms, how indigenous people manage their human-environment collectives, as well as conservation history.
This study unit combines ethnography, ethnoecology, and biosciences in approaching biocultural diversity, indigenous peoples’ environmental values, and relationality between human and nonhuman actors.
Study material for an examination covering the content of this study unit:
1) Berkes, Fikret 2012: Sacred ecology. New York: Routledge.
2) One of the following:
De Cadena, Marisol 2014: Earth Beings: Ecologies of Practice across Andean Worlds. Durham: Duke.
Dowie, Mark 2009: Conservation Refugees: The Hundred-year Conﬂict between Global Conservation and Native Peoples. Cambridge (Massachusetts): MIT Press.
Elenius, Lars, Christina Allard & Camilla Sandström 2016: Indigenous rights in modern landscapes: Nordic conservation regimes in global context. London: Routledge.
Helander-Renvall, Elina 2016: Sámi Society Matters. Rovaniemi: Lapland University Press.
General scale 0–5
Assessments in the course and exam