Galina Angarova on the indigenous relationship to land, conservation, and the sacred feminine
‘Without the land, indigenous people cannot exist’ the new leader of Cultural Survival, Galina Angarova, tells host Mike G. in this new episode. Raised in a Buryat community in Siberia, she's had a number of top roles through the years, but her recent appointment to this key indigenous rights organization is perhaps the most important one yet.
She grew up eating wild berries, mushrooms, nuts, wild garlic, deer, and more on the shores of Lake Baikal, and therefore has a strong sense of relationship to the land and how important it is that indigenous peoples like her community are allowed to keep stewarding these places: it's been proven that indigenous communities are the best stewards of land, waters, forests, and animals.
Angarova joins the show to discuss this plus the power of indigenous radio programs, and her idea of the sacred feminine.
Here’s this episode’s top news:
- Catastrophic Amazon tipping point less than 30 years away: study
- Dam that threatens orangutan habitat is ‘wholly unnecessary’: Report
- Indigenous, protected lands in Amazon emit far less carbon than areas outside
- Belize officially declares wildlife corridor in key protected area complex
Learn more about Galina and the work of Cultural Survival at their website, culturalsurvival.org.
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