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Database of Indigenous Knowledge and Practices

This database provides users with quick access to a collection of indigenous/traditional practices and the possibility to contribute new cases and to comment.

All practices are summarized. For further inquiry and study, references to a more detailed description of the practice are included. A reference is either made through a hyperlink, a bibliographic reference, to an organization or to an individual.

Link to WIPO Portal of Online Traditional Knowledge Databases

Most importantly, this database is meant to grow through contributions and comments from users.


How to contribute

This database is a work in progress.

Any visitor to this site is welcome to contribute information on effective indigenous practices, experiences or references to sources. Contact Reinhard Woytek, email: with your contribution.


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