Woodlands Wisdom: A Nutrition Program Interfacing Indigenous and Biomedical Epistemologies

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-120
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2006


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

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