Indigenous Peoples around the world have always been innovative in finding ways to use their environment to their advantage, while respecting mother earth at the same time.
Saturday June 5th is World Environment day, and in this podcast we speak to Nelson Ole Reiya from the Nashulai Conservancy in Kenya, who will tell us how to make soap from Elephant Dung!
Nelson will tell us how the Masaai people Reimagine, Recreate and Restore.
Produced by Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan, South Africa)
Interviewee: Nelson Ole Reiya (Maasai, Kenya)
Researcher Elizabeth Hacker describes research about how Indigenous individuals create their own frameworks to define "well-being" to counter Western ideas of well-being. She found three important concepts for Indigenous well being are, Meeting basic material needs; social harmony and sense of belonging; and cultural identity. Dev and Elizabeth discuss examples from her research in India and Kenya.