By Gloria Emeagwali, George J. Sefa Dei
This article explores the multidisciplinary context of African Indigenous wisdom structures from students and pupil activists dedicated to the interrogation, creation, articulation, dissemination and basic improvement of endogenous and indigenous modes of highbrow job and praxis. The paintings reinforces the call for for the decolonization of the academy and makes the case for a paradigmatic shift in content material, subject material and curriculum in associations in Africa and in different places - that allows you to hard and rejecting disinformation and highbrow servitude. Indigenous highbrow discourses relating to varied disciplines take heart level during this quantity with a spotlight on schooling, arithmetic, medication, chemistry and engineering of their historic and modern context.
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This is a blunt testimony to persistent denudation processes. The major forces of denudation in Yil Ngas are water and fire. We focus here mainly on how man contained the eroding power of water through terrace-building especially on farms. The hydraulic denudation fostering the erosion of Yil Ngas over the centuries, however, is not of great magnitude in its carrying content, being that the land has long been a watershed country, often characterized by steep slopes and swift streams. Between the rock-masses, hillocks and hills, sometimes wet-crevices, gorges, ravines, and rivulets, features of a watershed country, are found, whose waters, especially during the wet season wantonly furrow the land-surface and flow into bigger streams and rivers.
2011). This is because its rich enzyme content is said to help the body in several metabolic processes since aging is caused by enzyme depletion within the cells. How African communities in the early times came across this knowledge is unknown. While 24 TRADITIONAL BREWING TECHNIQUE IN NORTHERN NIGERIA there are doubts about the details, however, it is worthy to note that African indigenous knowledge encompassed a rich tradition, culture, and spiritual life. In the Michika and neigbouring communities, the transfer of the knowledge about traditional brewing is known to be mainly from mother to daughter.
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