Overlaps in the indigenous knowledge traditions of Iran women
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Celebratory performances are a way to maintain traditions, cement relationships, and an opportunity to renew and transmit knowledge. Women in the Baleh district of Sarawk, East Malaysia, are responsible for farm work, and also participate in the cash crops. This article is focusing on the links between meaning, the transmission of a skill and numeric literacy. There are parallels between women's systems of knowledge, and Iban beliefs and practices. Iban elders continue to be the ones responsible for pass on the technical skills, and practices. The practice was done in groups where children would freely join in, now fewer children are participating. Due to recent commercial interest on the Ikat work more adults are learning the skills without the needed 'emotional' connection and social involvement.