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Bushmen, the original people of southern Africa, regain the right to live on their ancestral lands – Botswana

A celebration of the Bushmen’s historic court victory against their expulsion from their ancestral lands, weaving together photos and testimonies showing their profound connection to their homelands. The Bushmen are the original people of southern Africa. They can uniquely claim … Continue reading

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“I feel that you are a part of me and I will never forget you”: Tribal elder in a travel account by historian Runoko Rashidi – Looking at India through African Eyes

LOOKING AT INDIA THROUGH AFRICAN EYES: A TRAVEL PERSPECTIVE BY RUNOKO RASHIDI* As I am now in the process of completing the finishing touches on a French language collection of my essays on the African presence in Asia I find … Continue reading

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The joys of African storytelling by Cameron Duodu – Ghana

I just can’t remember what it is. And the more I try to remember it, the more disconcerted I become, because if I should forget anything at all from my childhood, it shouldn’t be that! For storytelling was central to … Continue reading

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Tagore’s call to end the enslavement of India’s peasantry remains relevant today: Modern slavery is still very common – Global Slavery Index & UNICEF

Child Labour – Facts & Figures Worldwide 218 million children between 5 and 17 years are in employment.Among them, 152 million are victims of child labour; almost half of them, 73 million, work in hazardous child labour. In absolute terms, almost half … Continue reading

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“Native science” in food systems: a wide range of tribal processes of perceiving, thinking, acting, and ‘coming to know’’

Read the full paper by Sam Grey & Raj Patel along with References here >> […] An intimate, long-term relationship with traditional territories also gives rise to Indigenous systems of governance, social organization, and science. Philosopher Gregory Cajete refers to … Continue reading

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