The concept of decolonization throughout the article is seen in some ways. The act of elders taking students on river voyages to allow traditional ways of knowing. Reconnecting with the land is in a way connecting with a cultures ancestral home. Resistance to any form of common sense and forms of dominant ideas is a form of decolonization in and of itself. All these indicate forms of reinhabitation and decolonization in the article. Aspects important to the Mushkegowuk nation, of northern Ontario, involve community, family and land. Elder to youth lessons are pivotal to a successful connection within the community.
Within science, inclusions of indigenous thought are very uncommon along the indicators. Even in some cases the indicators only account for how to moral dilemmas in acquiring certain rights for minerals and resource extraction off of reserve land. Incorporation of indigenous traditional thought on the use and processes of the land can be included with elders coming into the class to guest speak especially for the earth science curriculum.