This paper is a story of an Australian Research Council funded project involving Aboriginal knowledge communities, resource management, and digital technologies. We argue that in this work promoting non-coherence, both epistemic and ontic, is a virtue. In our presentation we will use our project website http://www.cdu.edu.au/centres/ik/ to show how non-coherence can work in promoting Aboriginal methodologies while also interrupting and resisting the (Western) epistemological and ontological values native to computers and other digital technologies.
|Helen Verran, Michael Christie|
|2007 • aboriginal • asset management • Australia • digital tools • indigenous / traditional knowledge • non-coherence|
|Pub: Article / Paper|