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TEKS | Promoting & Safeguarding Biocultural Diversity Through the Arts in Northern Vanuatu

Text by Dely Roy Nalo and Thomas Dick, Photos by Cristina Panicali and Sarah Doyle, with contributions by Ham Maurice Joel, Augustin Leasley, and Len Jacob Tafau Traditional: Habits and ways built over the years that are flexible and change in relation to new circumstances and situations Entertainment: An opportunity for the people to express

Marine Biodiversity & Cultural Diversity in the Coastal Communities of Trivandrum, Kerala, India…

by Lisba Yesudas & Johnson Jament Marine biodiversity and cultural diversity are deeply interwoven in the coastal fishing communities of Trivandrum, Kerala, South India. This is the story of our ancestors, the story of our fellow community members; it is the story of our life! It is about our connection with the sea, the coast, and

Place Names and Storytelling | Balancing the Opportunities & Challenges of Sharing Biocultural…

by Jon Corbett, Christine Schreyer, and Nicole Gordon   “Every language is an old-growth forest of the mind, a watershed of thought, an ecosystem of spiritual possibilities.” — Wade Davis, 2005 There is a fundamental and synergistic relationship between language, culture, and biological diversity. Within Canada and around the world, Indigenous communities face the parallel losses of

Editorial | Twists and Turns, Flows and Bridges

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The People’s Issue, Part I Langscape Magazine Volume 4, Issue 1, Summer 2015 . Twists and Turns, Flows and Bridges by Luisa Maffi . Life is full of unexpected twists and turns. Only a few months ago, I didn’t foresee that I would be taking up the editorship of Langscape, Terralingua’s magazine. But as Ortixia Dilts, the