Ancestral knowledge boosts education for students | My View

For more than 500 years, Indigenous tribes, pueblos and nations have overcome plagues, famine, forced displacement and genocide — the aftermath of the colonization of this continent. And yet through it all, our Indigenous genius is able to shine through, allowing us to preserve our language, culture and connection to the land from one generation to the next.

Nowadays, as our communities weather a global pandemic, we are tapping into our ancestral knowledge and ways of being, ensuring the challenges become opportunities for innovation that can be taught to our current and future generations.

At the NACA Inspired Schools Network — the largest network of Indigenous schools in the country — our goal always is to provide a safe learning space for students, their families and communities.

With community safety and well-being at the core of our decisions, especially at a time when our Indigenous community has been disproportionately impacted

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Is it still acceptable to fly on holiday in view of climate change? – Sonnenseite

Yes and no, according to moral philosophy. Individual measures alone can’t stop climate change. We are therefore obliged to intervene as a collective.

Apart from a few obstinate deniers, everyone has pretty much grasped by now that climate change is caused by humans. Since 1992, global warming and its effects have been discussed at international level, and despite many efforts, it has not yet been possible to stop its progress. It is alarming. “Climate change is the greatest challenge mankind has ever faced, and there is no way to avert the threat at the last minute, as is the case with diplomatic crises, for example,” points out Dr. Anna Luisa Lippold.

In her dissertation in Applied Ethics under Professor Klaus Steigleder, she tackled a question that is of great concern to many: What individual moral obligations do we have in view of climate change? In other words: Are we still

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