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The knowledge held by indigenous people is informed by a profound understanding of their ancestral territories. Because many indigenous groups have lived so long in one territory they have acquired highly tuned skills needed for their survival. Hunters have to know everything about their prey; those who rely on their livestock have a profound understanding of their animals. If you forage for food, you become expert on how it grows and where best to find it.

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