Biodiversity Day

Let’s Go Back Home: Revisiting Indigenous Knowledge

“Ker Say Choo Ler-a Khoh May, Pgakenyaw Choo Leu-Ah Pho Ahlee” “A horse draws its strength from its hooves. But humans draw their strength from their children.” Proverb of Karen Indigenous Peoples “Many young people have to leave their community to study or to work in the city. As a result, they become alienated from …

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Message from Mr. Gam A. Shimray for the International Day for Biological Diversity May 2020

On this International Day of Biodiversity, from the perspective of Indigenous Peoples in Asia, I would like to share that our life depends on nature, but nature also represents the unknown and a deep mystery so our engagement with the unknown has enabled us to imagine things beyond the physical and also things beyond what …

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