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Protecting traditional knowledge

Published: January 9, 2007, Author: AngelSupport

In recent years indigenous peoples’ cultural resources have become bones of contention for many different reasons. They are given different labels, manifesting the different ways in which people define them; mostly based on their concepts of usefulness. On a global level, there is an interest in indigenous peoples’ intellectual cultural resources because of the economic value they may have.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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