Table of Contents
    Re-Storying Biocultural Diversity:
    Wisdom from Young Indigenous Leaders


    Langscape Magazine, Volume 8, Special Issue, Summer/Winter 2019



    Bringing the Past into the Future
    Luisa Maffi




    My Missing Tongue
    Abraham Ofori-Henaku (Akan, Ghana)

    Learning to Write Our Native Language: The Nepalbhasa Ranjana Script of Nepal
    Manju Maharjan and Yuvash Vaidya (Newar, Nepal)

    Cristina Calderón: Memories of My Yagan Grandmother
    Cristina Zárraga (Yagan, Chile)

    Speaking Our Identity
    Hellen Losapicho and Magella Hassan Lenatiyama (El Molo, Kenya)

    Language Revitalization: The Role of the Younger Generations
    Three Interviews by Luisa Maffi

    It Takes A Community To Raise A Speaker
    Interview with Jordan Brant (Mohawk, Canada)

    On Being A Chain Link Toward A Stronger Future
    Interview with Skil Jaadee White (Haida, Canada)

    Learning Our Language is Like Learning to See in Full Color
    Interview with Gisèle Maria Martin (Tla-o-qui-aht, Canada)

    Our Children Are Our Hope and Future: Reflections of a Language Apprentice Turned Language Immersion Teacher
    SXEDŦELISIYE (Renee Sampson) (WSÁNEĆ, Canada) with an introduction by Luisa Maffi




    Lessons of the Maasai Warriors (Morani)
    Edna Kilusu (Maasai, Tanzania)

    The Pati Karapau Ceremony of Nua Lu’a (Palu’e Island)
    Fauzi Bin Abdul Majid (Palu’e, Indonesia)

    Army Ants
    Eusebia Flores (Yaqui, Mexico)

    TEKS: Promoting and Safeguarding Biocultural Diversity Through the Arts
    (complementary Photo Gallery on our website and on Medium)
    Dely Roy Nalo (Vanuatu/Kiribati, Vanuatu) and Tommy Dick

    Overcoming the Odds to Reach My Dreams: An Indigenous Artist’s Story
    We’e’ena Tikuna (Tikuna, Brazil)

    In an Indigenous University: Journey of a Pamusepian
    Sean Anthony Dagondon Rusiana (Bagobo-Tagabawa, Philippines)

    In Pursuit of Dreams: An Odyssey of Self-discovery and Homecoming of a Young Dhangar Man
    Somnath Dadas (Dhangar, India) with Kanna K. Siripurapu

    “They Call Me Umusangwabutaka”: My People Were the First to Reach This Land, but Today We Don’t Own Any of It
    Marie Michelle Hirwa (Batwa, Rwanda)

    In the Land of the River-Mirrors: Dialogues Around “Bee-cultural” Diversity
    Walter Gabriel Estrada Ramírez (Siriano, Colombia) and Juan Manuel Rosso Londoño

    Young Voices from the Russian Arctic
    Four Interviews by Galya Morrell

    Dreaming of a Beautiful World Where I Could Live One Day
    Katrina Trofimova (Even, Russian Federation)

    You Need to Carry the Torch of Light
    D’ulus Mukhin (Even, Russian Federation)

    There Are No Corners in the Tundra
    Khadry Okotetto (Nenets, Russian Federation)

    I Want to Keep the Past and Bring It Into the Future
    Vova Yadne (Nenets, Russian Federation)




    Biocultural Diversity on the Border: The Yaylas of the Western Lesser Caucasus
    Ceren Kazancı (Laz, Georgia/Turkey) and Soner Oruç

    Marine Biodiversity and Cultural Diversity: The Coastal Communities of Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Lisba Yesudas and Johnson Jament (Trivandrum, India)

    Biocultural Heritage: The Fishing Villages of the Far North of Sweden
    Joakim Boström (Kalix, Sweden), Anna-Märta Henriksson (Kalix, Sweden), and Marie Kwarnström

    Can the Cenotes Be Saved?
    Yolanda López-Maldonado (Yucatec Maya, Mexico)

    North East Network Farm School
    Kewekhrozo (Peter) Thopi and Tshenyilou (Lele) Chirhah (Chakhesang Naga, India)

    Ewaso Ng’iro Camel Caravan
    Laissa Malih (Laikipian Maasai, Kenya)

    Strengthening the Link Between Green “Fights” and Language “Fights”: A Proposal from Basque Country
    Beñat Garaio Mendizabal (Basque, Spain)

    Ancestral Sayings and Indigenous Knowledge: Learning from Māori Oral Tradition
    Hēmi Whaanga and Priscilla Wehi (Māori, Aotearoa/New Zealand)


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