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Aboriginal Knowledge for Economic Development

By: David Newhouse(Editor), Jeff Orr(Editor)

Fernwood Publishing Co Ltd

Paperback | Feb 2014 | #211418 | ISBN-13: 9781552665886
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Aboriginal Knowledge for Economic Development analyzes the benefits, practices and challenges of Mi'kmaw and Maliseet Language Immersion programs, illustrating how these programs provide a solid foundation of worldview, ethics, values and identities that are essential for improved academic success, and examines the Honouring Traditional Knowledge Project, a two-year project to seek Elders' views on how to include them and traditional knowledge in all aspects of community economic research and development.

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The Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program (AAEDIRP) is a partnership between the member communities of the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APCFNC), the Innu and Inuit of Labrador, twelve Atlantic Canadian universities and federal and provincial government funders. The main purpose of the AAEDIRP is to improve the knowledge base concerning Atlantic Aboriginal economic development in order to improve the lives of Aboriginal peoples in the region.

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