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Pandemic Perspectives: Photo Essay from Tla-o-qui-aht Territory

Joe Martin explains how to make harpoon tips

During a pandemic, Indigenous communities tend to be among the most vulnerable, given their often-limited access to water, food supplies, adequate healthcare, and other factors. In this special “Pandemic Perspectives” series of our Dispatches, we’re sharing stories from around the world to shed some light on the obstacles Indigenous Peoples face in light of COVID-19

Repairing the Broken Arrow | Rebuilding Cultural Identity through Art and Language

Text and Artwork by Barbara Derrick “At the heart of every culture is its language. One of the main structural pillars for communicating values, beliefs and customs and its importance to the connection to all our relations.” — CrossCulturalTrainingAustralia . . Countering the effect of language loss on the connection with nature may be likened to repairing

Country Minds and the Age of Restoration

biocultural diversity

by Bob Weeden I often think about this marvelous planet, both the place we call home and the world beyond our personal experience. I think in words and pictures. The words are about a wrong turn we made somewhere, unknowingly and with good intentions but bad consequences. The consequences to people are crowding, inequality, unfairness, despair,