Bibliodiversity asks what it would mean to scholarly communications to recognize indigenous knowledge and diverse knowledge processes as scholarship. These questions are explored further in the material below.

  • In his talk, how does Wiggan differentiate between indigenous knowledge and indigenous science? What is important about this distinction?
  • What are the benefits of integrating indigenous knowledge into mainstream processes? What are some of the challenges? Choosing one or two challenges, how would you overcome them?
  • How does capitalism impact the concept of bibliodiversity?

Bruchac, M. (2014). Indigenous knowledge and traditional knowledge.

Wiggan, A. (2019, July 15). The case to recognise Indigenous knowledge as science. YouTube.


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