Indigenous

January 12, 2014: Climbing Buildings, Hunting Poachers and More

Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend on radio, or listen below! Hour 1 – Alex Honnold has made a name for himself…

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September 29, 2013: Photographing Every Animal in Captivity, Saving Apes from Guerillas, and More

Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend on radio, or listen below! Hour 1 Driving 151.3 miles in a car often takes…

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On the Alaskan Tundra: Picking & Preserving Berries for Winter Months

National Geographic Young Explorers Jenny Miller, Sarah Robert and Charu Jaiswal are embarking on a one-month expedition to Alaska to document food scarcity and a revival of hunting and gathering among young people. Follow team’s updates from the field on Explorers Journal. —— On Friday evening we went blueberry picking with Nikki and her four-year-old daughter Macey. Nikki’s grandma,…

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On the Alaskan Tundra: Picking & Preserving Berries for Winter Months

National Geographic Young Explorers Jenny Miller, Sarah Robert and Charu Jaiswal are embarking on a one-month expedition to Alaska to document food scarcity and a revival of hunting and gathering among young people. Follow team’s updates from the field on Explorers Journal. —— On Friday evening we went blueberry picking with Nikki and her four-year-old daughter Macey. Nikki’s grandma,…

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Nome Sweet Home: Finding a Place to Live in Nome, Alaska

National Geographic Young Explorers Charu Jaiswal, Sarah Robert and Jenny Miller are embarking on a one-month expedition to Alaska to document food scarcity and a revival of hunting and gathering among young people. Follow team’s updates from the field on Explorers Journal. —— Welcome to our humble abode in Nome, where we’ll be staying for a…

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Nome Sweet Home: Finding a Place to Live in Nome, Alaska

National Geographic Young Explorers Charu Jaiswal, Sarah Robert and Jenny Miller are embarking on a one-month expedition to Alaska to document food scarcity and a revival of hunting and gathering among young people. Follow team’s updates from the field on Explorers Journal. —— Welcome to our humble abode in Nome, where we’ll be staying for a…

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Tribal Festivals

As global monoculture erodes cultural diversity, the diversity of tribal festivals and rituals is a reminder that humans have different insights, different priorities, and choose other – successful – ways of living. For many tribes, life is lived through ritual. Rituals are held in honor of the lands that sustain tribal peoples and the spirits…

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Flying Panama’s Underdogs

Flying Panama’s Underdogs How did GPS units, cameras and chance encounters on the streets of Bozeman Montana help indigenous people trying to protect their land in Panama? The mud sucks at your shoes as you step off your boat onto the dense riverbank. Pushing through the dark understory away from the river, you abruptly emerge…

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Flying Panama’s Underdogs

Flying Panama’s Underdogs How did GPS units, cameras and chance encounters on the streets of Bozeman Montana help indigenous people trying to protect their land in Panama? The mud sucks at your shoes as you step off your boat onto the dense riverbank. Pushing through the dark understory away from the river, you abruptly emerge…

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