Tag: indigenous wisdom

Decolonizing Environmentalism

Environmentalism has been unconsciously steeped in the Judeo-Christian concept of man’s dominion over the natural world. Jazmin Murphy explores how this crisis can be redressed by the inclusion of indigenous communities in environmental dialogue, research and action.

Buen Vivir: A Concept on the Rise in Europe?

The concept of buen vivir has gained visibility in Latin America in recent years. Rooted in indigenous worldviews, buen vivir rests on an understanding of humanity’s relationship with nature that is fundamentally at odds with the anthropocentrism of modernity. Gustavo Hernández and Henkjan Laats trace the concept’s rising trajectory and its influence and echos in Europe.

Interview with author, Natasha Chassagne, PhD

Natasha Chassagne, PhD, is a writer and researcher whose work focuses on how to implement the principles of Buen Vivir, an indigenous Latin American way of living with the Earth, to the wider world.

A Reset for Unprecedented Times

Buen Vivir is both a philosophy and a lived practice that puts Earth at the center of “the Good Life.” It embodies the cultural shift necessary to move towards systemic change in how we interact with the natural world.