Life From Our Land
Traditional farming in West Papua
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Nature has provided what humans need. This is what exemplified by Agus Kalalu from Sorong, West Papua. From the itchy leaves which he picked from his garden, Agus was able to fulfil all of his family’s daily needs.
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In Mexico, more than 40 species of Creole corn have evolved. During 5,000 years of domestication, have generated their own and sacred cultural identity, very important for more than 3 million peasants: we say no to transgenic corn! Film made with boys and girls from the Jat’i Participatory Video Workshop. Part 2 in special series […]
This ritual starts with one of the elders of the long house, deep in the jungle searching for the majestic call of the White-rumped shama or locally known as the Murai Batu. This tradition is called “Baburung” only after they have finished Baburung, can they start “Mali Umai”, an Iban ceremony that is done so […]
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The Baniwa women of the Upper Negro River (AM) lead the production of their traditional pepper, the Baniwa Jiquitaia Pepper. Their strength was demonstrated in the inauguration of the Canadá Community House of Pepper, on the Ayari River, in May 2018. From the farming of the peppers to the labeling, filling and management of the […]
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