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New ABC article on Indigenous knowledge systems, co-authored by Jim Walker

Indigenous knowledge systems are vital to the design of solutions to climate change — so why are Indigenous voices so rarely included in deliberations? The limits to meaningful Indigenous presence in climate change response events are more structural than simply the day-to-day politics of exclusion. While there is now a growing chorus of calls by scientists and politicians — in addition to Indigenous peoples themselves — for more meaningful Indigenous engagement, this has not translated into meaningful actions that ensure Indigenous knowledge holders maintain an equal position to scientists. Read the full article on the ABC | Religion and Ethics: