Table of Contents


Terralingua at 25
A Celebration of Biocultural Diversity


Langscape Magazine, Volume 10, Double Issue, Summer/Winter 2021



Coming September 2021
Luisa Maffi


Biocultural Diversity: Perspectives

Biocultural Diversity: Reason, Ethics, and Emotion
David Harmon

Flourishing at Twenty-Five: On Context and Foundations in the Rise of the Concept of Biocultural Diversity
Ken Wilson

Cornerstone of Resilience: Reflections on the Diversity of Species and Culture
Olga Mironenko

Mirroring the Land: Biocultural Diversity Embodied
Sonja Swift

Listening to Our Ancestors: Biocultural Diversity through the Indigenous Lens
Jon Waterhouse

Tunun Kayutukun: Words Have Power
Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff and Libby Roderick

The Obvious Mirror: How Biocultural Diversity is Reflected in the Natural World
Nejma Belarbi


Our Readers’ All-Time Favorites


Decolonial Mapmaking: Reclaiming Indigenous Places and Knowledge
Jordan Engel

Subversive Maps: How Digital Language Mapping Can Support Biocultural Diversity—and Help Track a Pandemic
Maya Daurio, Sienna R. Craig, Daniel Kaufman, Ross Perlin, and Mark Turin

Quarantine as Ceremony: COVID-19 as an Opportunity to Quietly Rebel against the Dominant Langscape
Severn Cullis-Suzuki

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

A Chicken for Every Occasion: Exploring the Cultural  Significance of India’s Native Poultry Breeds
Kanna K. Siripurapu and Sabyasachi Das

You Need to Carry the Torch Light
D’ulus Mukhin, interviewed by Galya Morrell


A Round-the-World Tour of Biocultural Diversity

Pintando La Raya: Indigenous Resistance and Biocultural Conservation through Participatory Video
Thor Morales

The Sweeping Dance: Cultural Revival, Environmental Conservation, and the Art of Broom-Making in St. Lucia
Laurent Jean-Pierre

Mangroves, Education, and Recovery of the Territory: Biocultural Diversity in Bahía Solano, Colombia
Felipe Rodríguez Moreno and Norma Constanza Castaño Cuéllar

Yamani: Voices of an Ancient Land
Faith Baisden, Thomas Dick, Carolyn Barker, and Kristina Kelman

In the Abode of the Clouds: Biocultural Diversity of Meghalaya, India
Raynold Lyngdoh

Tsurushibina: A Traditional Japanese Craft Helps Maintain and Restore Biocultural Knowledge and People’s Connection with Nature
Mariia Ermilova

Lessons of the Maasai Warriors (Morani)
Edna Kilusu

My Missing Tongue
Abraham Ofori-Henaku

When Home Becomes A Protected Area: The Udege People and the Bikin River Valley in the Russian Far East
Aleksandra Bocharnikova

One Square Meter: Wool Art Honors the Biocultural Diversity of Mobile Pastoralists
Liza Zogib, Divya Venkatesh, Sandra Spissinger, and Concha Salguero

De Prima: Stories of the Old Days in Umbria, the Green Heart of Italy
Anna Maffi