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Treading lightly : the hidden wisdom of the world's oldest people

Author: Karl Erik Sveiby; Tex Skuthorpe
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2006.
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Australian Aboriginals taught themselves thousands of years ago how to build a sustainable society in our fragile landscape. In a unique collaboration, a Swedish knowledge management professor finds out from an Aboriginal cultural custodian how they did it, and what we can learn from them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sveiby, Karl Erik.
Treading lightly.
Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2006
(DLC) 2006389233
(OCoLC)71006987
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Erik Sveiby; Tex Skuthorpe
ISBN: 1741159644 9781741159646
OCLC Number: 78055286
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 262 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: About the authors; Title page; Contents; Nhunggabarra Stories; Paintings by Tex Skuthorpe; Acknowledgements; Tex's Story; Introduction; 1 In the Beginning ... ; 2 The Country is a Story; 3 The Knowledge is in the Story; 4 Learning the Story: the Education System; 5 Knowledge Economy; 6 Leadership: All Have a Role; 7 The Fourth Level; 8 The Spirit of Death Arrives ... ; 9 The Nhunggabarra 'Recipe' for Sustainability; 10 Sustain out World!; Yuwaalayaay/Yuwaalaraay Glossary; Further Reading and Research Notes; References and Sources; Index.
Responsibility: Karl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorpe.
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Presents a view on one of the most pressing issues of our age - environmental sustainability. This volume looks at how traditional Aboriginal art, stories and culture - which has been passed on  Read more...

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