New Book - Ta'n Wetapeksi'k: Understanding From Where We Come ... with chapter on Integrative Science   July 21, 2011

The story of the journey of Integrative Science is a chapter in the just released book "Ta'n Wetapeksi'k: Understanding From Where We Come" edited by T. Bernard, L.M. Rosenmeier, and S.L. Farrell published by Eastern Woodland Print Communications.
Integrative Science and Two-Eyed Seeing were selected many years ago as key themes for the emerging Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre ... and the book focuses on the Debert archaeological site which the Centre will interpret and celebrate in conjunction with Mi'kmaq culture, history, language, and knowledge.
The book is the proceedings of the 2005 interdisciplinary, 3 day research workshop hosted by the Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq which brought together experts from all over North America.
The book's 20 chapters are in 5 major sections (the chapter on Integrative Science is in Section 5):
1. Past and Present Research
2. Understanding Plants, Animals, and Geography
3. Tools, Sources, and Their Meanings
4. Theories of Place: Modelling People and Their Descendants
5. Theories of Place: Building an Indigenous Context for Archaeology
Copies can be ordered through the Mi'kmawey Debert project at CMM: 902-895-6385 or