Woodlands Wisdom: A Nutrition Program Interfacing Indigenous and Biomedical Epistemologies

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Abstract

The Woodlands Wisdom Nutrition Project represents a proactive approach of Tribal Colleges to address food and health concerns of indigenous communities. Befitting the unique mission of Tribal Colleges, Woodlands Wisdom has created a food and nutrition curriculum where local tribal culture and knowledge interfaces with nutrition science principles. A conceptual model of this approach is presented and discussed within a cross-cultural context. Although student outcome data are not yet reported, the model offers several considerations for nutrition educators working within cross-cultural contexts. © 2006 SOCIETY FOR NUTRITION EDUCATION.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-120
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Volume38
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2006

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Keywords

  • cultural
  • epistemology
  • food
  • indigenous
  • nutrition
  • worldview

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Education
  • Food Science

MeSH PubMed subject areas

  • Journal Article
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

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