Academic Programs, Science and Research

The First Master’s and Ph.D. in Indigenous Science and Peace Studies Program

WISN Founder, Dr. Apela Colorado, signs historic agreement with the United Nations affiliated University for Peace in Costa Rica. This step marks the initiation of the world’s first Master’s and Ph.D. in Indigenous Science and Peace Studies. The program will bring students, Elders, scholars and researchers together creating innovative solutions to some of the world’s […]

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Indigenous Science and Peace Studies Master’s degree Program

  INDIGENOUS SCIENCE AND PEACE STUDIES PROGRAM Global catastrophe has spurred the linking of Indigenous Science and Western Science to formulate breakthrough approaches to today‚Äôs greatest problems. Whether in policy, land management or the development of innovative technologies, Indigenous Science upends and transforms negative patterns of conventional science and social order. The first inception of […]

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Credo Mutwa Research Library

The Credo Mutwa Research Library provides a nexus for Indigenous Science and Western Science to ethically communicate and collaborate. Visit the Library

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Indigenous Science Research Background

Dr. Apela Colorado was among the first generation of Native Americans to receive a Ph.D. from a leading US university (Brandeis). In her doctoral dissertation she coined the term “indigenous science” and used it in an effort to create a bridge of understanding between Western science and indigenous knowledge.

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