Worldwide Indigenous Science Network

The Worldwide Indigenous Science Network revitalizes and explores the growth and exchange of traditional wisdom of Earth-honoring peoples to transform consciousness and potentiate a world vibrant with renewal. Founded in 1989, the Worldwide Indigenous Science Network (WISN), 501(c)(3), is an educational organization that works locally, nationally and internationally to create an interface between western and indigenous cultures. We conduct research, host international conferences and cultural exchanges, and provide advocacy with international partners for endangered indigenous practitioners and traditional wisdom. We coordinate a global network of indigenous Elders and, with academic part...
Big Cat Conservation: A Global Alliance
 
Alone, neither science nor indigenous knowledge can stop the extinction of snow leopards, white lions, tigers, and jaguars. In 2013, for the first time ever, indigenous elders/shamans and scientists partnered to forge radical new conservation methods. Within months, the team helped forge the UN Global Snow Leopard policy, and now aim to carry the work into South Africa, home of the most endangered cat-the white lions. project reportread updates from the field
(Mobile) Addictions Treatment for the Bushmen
 
Join us in bringing the first ever culture-based addictions treatment program to the Khomani San Bushmen of the Kalahari. Building on over 40 years of successful treatment of indigenous peoples in Canada, we believe this program can work in other indigenous cultures. If nothing is done (and soon), we stand to lose the oldest people on earth as well as their traditional knowledge. Thank you for checking us out and for helping us raise the funds needed to bring this program to the Kalahari. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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