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The Soul of a Seed

Teaching agriculture at the intersection of western and Native science

By Melanie Lenart

Dried squash sits in a traditional basket woven by a Tohono O’odham basketry artist.

The longer I work at a tribal college, the more I feel it’s crucial for those of us teaching science to indigenous students to open our minds to views that stretch beyond the boundaries of western science.

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