Indigenous Peoples have known how to live on and take care of the land since times immemorial. We know that wherever you find cultural diversity, you will be sure to find biological diversity, in fact globally there are overlaps of areas rich in biodiversity with areas of cultural and linguistic diversity. These are the areas managed by Indigenous Peoples.
Cultural Survival attended COP15 in Montreal, Canada, and spoke to some of the delegates
Produced by Bryan Bicxul (Maya Tz'utujil)
Edited by Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan)
Interviewee: Lucy Mulenkei (Maasai)
"Lights in the forest by Ziibiwan, Used with Permission
"Burn your village to the ground", by The Halluci Nation, used with permission