Society > Local & Traditional Knowledge

Alaska Native Knowledge Network (ANKN)
Designed as a resource for compiling and exchanging information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems, the Network provides access to all aspects of the traditional Alaska Native knowledge base that has been acquired through cumulative experience over millennia.

Alaska Traditional Knowledge and Native Foods Database
A cultural and scientific database of herbs and plants that have been central the cultures and traditions of Alaska Natives. Information includes harvest, consumption, contamination, and nutrition data.

Traditional Ecological Knowledge Prior Art Database (T.E.K.* P.A.D.)
An index and search engine of existing Internet-based, public domain documentation concerning indigenous knowledge and plant species uses.

University of Alaska Anchorage > Alaska Natural Heritage Program
Biological information on Alaska’s rare and invasive plant species, along with rare plant and lichen guides, conservation status of species, and rare plant and non-native species map and data portals.

University of Alaska Fairbanks > Alaska Native Knowledge Network > Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Documentation related to the ways in which Native people acquire and utilize knowledge related to the ecological system in which they are situated, or Traditional Ecological Knowledge.

University of Michigan—Dearborn > Native American Ethnobotany

A database of foods, drugs, dyes and fibers of Native American Peoples that derive from plant species.