Resources & Bios

I-WISE –Resources

Biographies of the Washington DC Team (PDF)

Biographies of the Albuquerque Team (PDF)

Connected Learning Powerpoint (PDF) – Martin Storksdieck (given during Day 2 Keynote, 2015 IWISE Conference)

Native Paradigm Powerpoint (PDF) – Leroy Littlebear (given during Day 1 Keynote, 2015 IWISE Conference)

Aikenhead, Glen and Herman Michell, Bridging Cultures: Indigenous and Scientific Ways of Knowing Nature, Pearson, Canada, 2011

Aikenhead, Glen, A Synthesis of Research into Outcomes Arising from Enhancing School Science with Indigenous Understandings, Indigenous Worldviews in Informal Science Education Conference, 2015

Aikenhead, et al., Enhancing School Science with Indigenous Knowledge: What We Know from Teachers and Research, Saskatoon Public Schools, 2014

Cajete, Gregory A., Ignite the Sparkle: An Indigenous Science Education Model, Kivaki Press, 1999

Deloria, Vine, Jr. and Daniel R. Wildcat, Power in Place: Indian Education in America, Fulcrum Resources, 2001

Four Arrows, Greg Cajete and Jongmin Lee, Critical Neurophilosophy and Indigenous Wisdom, Sense Publishers, 2010

Kenny, Carolyn and Tina Ngaroimata Fraser, Living Indigenous Leadership: Native Narratives on Building Strong Communities, UBC Press, 2012

Kimmerer, Robin Wall, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants,  Milkweed Editions, 2013

La France, Joan, and Richard Nichols, “Reframing Evaluation: Defining an Indigenous Evaluation Framework.” The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation 23.2 (2010): 13-31.

Mann, Charles C., 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, 2006

Mann, Charles C., 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created, 2012

Maryboy, Nancy C., and David H. Begay, Sharing the Skies: Navajo Astronomy, Rio Nuevo Press, 4th Edition, 2010

Maryboy, Nancy C., Laura Peticolas and David Begay, The Cosmic Serpent: Bridging Native Ways of Knowing and Western Science in Museum Settings, Indigenous Education Institute (,, National Science Foundation Grant, 2012

Menzies, Charles, Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural Resource Management, University of Nebraska Press, 2006

Nelson, Melissa K., Original Instructions: Indigenous Teachings for a Sustainable Future, Bear and Co., 2008

Wildcat, Daniel R, Red Alert: Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge, Fulcrum, Golden, CO, 2009

Wilson, Sean, Research is Ceremony, Fernwood Publishing,  2009

Herman Michell, Yvonne Vizina, Camie Augustus and Jason Sawyer. (2008). Learning Indigenous Science from Place.

Michelle Hogue & Cheryl Bartlett. (2014). Two-Eyed SeeingEducation Canada, June.

Bang, M. (2014). Who’s asking?: Native science, Western Science and Science Education. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Maryboy, Nancy C, PhD and David Begay, PhD, and Lee Nichol, “Paradox and Transformation.” World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC), Volume 2, 2006

Littlebear, Dr. Leroy, “Naturalizing Indigenous Knowlege”  prepared for the Canadian Council on Learning’s Aboriginal Learning Knowledge Centre, issued by the Aboriginal Learning Knowledge Centre, 2009


Archived links for our Native Universe videos:  (‘Imiloa Astronomy Center: Native Universe Professional Development Intensive) (Case Study 1: Oregon Museum of Science & Industry) (Case Study 2: Arizona Sonora Desert Museum) (Case Study 3: Durango Discovery Museum)