Department or Program

Environmental Studies

Abstract

This qualitative research study investigates the ways that Mi’kmaq Traditional Ecological Knowledge can provide regionally-specific information about the effects of climate change and the ways that Mi’kmaq values can supplement Western approaches to climate change. Through interviews and an analysis of common Mi’kmaq folklore, I look for facets of their culture that can be applied to climate change. In building awareness of Mi’kmaq knowledge and values, my research envisions a forward-justice framework that will allow a population to adapt and flourish in the future.

First Advisor

Misty Beck

Date of Graduation

Spring 5-2015

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Number of Pages

18

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