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By Gloria Emeagwali, George J. Sefa Dei

ISBN-10: 9462097704

ISBN-13: 9789462097704

This article explores the multidisciplinary context of African Indigenous wisdom structures from students and pupil activists devoted to the interrogation, creation, articulation, dissemination and basic improvement of endogenous and indigenous modes of highbrow task 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, material and curriculum in associations in Africa and in different places - with the intention to hard and rejecting disinformation and highbrow servitude. Indigenous highbrow discourses relating to assorted disciplines take heart degree during this quantity with a spotlight on schooling, arithmetic, medication, chemistry and engineering of their ancient and modern context.

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J. S. ), African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplines, 29–33. © 2014 Sense Publishers. All rights reserved. ZARUWA AND KWAGHE bones and potash. These substances are added to the soaked hide or skin. It is measured proportionately according to the number of hides or skin in the vats and allowed to stay for a day. The scientific basis for this is similar to the explanation given by the tanner. The hide or skin is made up of a protein fiber that is very strong in tensile strength; the best way of rendering it susceptible to the desired texture is by the denaturation process.

Because of the slopes, most of the streams usually flood their banks during the rainy or wet-seasons. Great velocities, especially after the torrents between the months of June and August, usually characterize the streams and rivulets. The case seems to be with some merit that there were greater water resources in Yil Ngas by the beginning than by the end of the twentieth century. 3 From the rock-crevices or highland valleys, good, cool and clear water flowed out perennially. Such springs still exist: B’utjei-mwa (b’utjei, in the singular) or gushing springs erupted once in a while and were dreaded because of their destructiveness.

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