Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science. Exhibition
Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science. examines how Native communities are using traditional knowledge and Western science to solve modern-day environmental problems. Native peoples are restoring ecosystems, saving streams and wildlife, rediscovering traditional foods and crafts, and re-establishing native plants in many innovative ways. The exhibition describes Native communities’ growing movement towards sustainability and the reclamation of age-old practices. Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science. was developed, produced, and circulated by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibition was made possible with funds provided by the National Science Foundation.