Traditional Ecological Knowledge: A Different Perspective on Environmental Health

Type: 
Literature
Health
Organization: 
Environmental Health Perspectives
Description: 

Many persistent health disparities exist between Native Americans and other racial groups in the United States.1 As part of a broader effort to address these shortfalls and their root causes, the authors of a new commentary in Environmental Health Perspectives highlight the value of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) to Tribal epidemiology and medicine.2

Category: 
Public Health, Tribal Health, TK, Environmental Health, Climate Change

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