TOK | Indigenous Knowledge Systems (DP)

These are some of the resources I use for Theory of Knowledge, specifically for the topic of “Indigenous Knowledge System”.

Lessons

The Slides that I use for my first 2 lessons – they focus on ethnocentrism:

The Slides that I use for my 3rd lesson which is mostly about an article titled “Indigenous Knowledge, Peoples and Sustainable Practice” written by ethno-ecologists: Marie Roue and Douglas Nakashima available here.

Activities

Interviewing members of Indian (from India) “Tribes”:

This is a resource I created using images from the Australian Museum website. It also focuses on our assumptions when we first see an object and how our perspective can be biased:

Afterwards, I also created a similar activity but with Indian (from India) Artifacts (as I teach in India). Here I am also sharing the students’ responses so you can see what were the assumptions and reflections and get a better feel of the activity: