Invitation to Me Rongo Festival on Indigenous Peace-Making Traditions

The organisers have much pleasure in extending an invitation to participate in the first “Me Rongo” Peace Congress to be held on Rēkohu (Chatham Islands, New Zealand) 18-21 November 2011. Registration has been extended through June 2011! To register and receive your information pack, please email: [email protected] (put the words “Peace Congress” in the subject… Read more »

Ethnobiologist’s Bookshelf

Note that the below is in no way intended to be an exhaustive listing, and only represents what ISE members have shared with us. Please send announcements of your ethnobiology and indigenous knowledge related books and films, and also contributed reviews of current works in ethnobiology or indigenous knowledge to the ISE Administrative Assistant (with subject heading:… Read more »

The Amazon Conservation and Development Foundation

CODEAMA (Amazon Conservation and Development Foundation) is a local NGO dedicated to sustainable development in the Amazon region of Ecuador. Based in the city of Puyo, CODEAMA works with local governments, rural communities, schools, and individual landowners to promote best-practices in conservation of forests and watersheds, as well as sustainable agriculture and community health. This… Read more »

ISE Code of Ethics and Ethics Toolkit Workshop coordinated by Sarah-Lan Mathez-Stiefel

II Latin-American Congress of Ethnobiology, Recife, 11th November 2010 The organizers of the II Latin-American Congress of Ethnobiology, VIII Brazilian Symposium of Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology, and III Pernambucan Meeting of Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology kindly provided an auditorium and time in the congress program to run a workshop on the ISE Code of Ethics and Ethics… Read more »

A Note on the Bribri and Cabécar Peoples

Contributed to the ISE Newsletter by Ali Garcia; abstract in English by ISE Student Representative, Olivia Sylvester Written by Bribri scholar Alí García, this note in Spanish provides a background on the history and the current situation of the Bribri and Cabécar peoples in Talamanca, Costa Rica. He explains how the cultural identity of Indigenous… Read more »