Conference and Workshop Reports

On Forest Foods, a Festival and Community Empowerment Written by Jenne de Beer1 Introduction To many indigenous communities in Asia, traditional activities such as the gathering of forest foods, hunting and fishing, are vital adjuncts to farming and together, together forming an integrated system of resource utilization, catering to elementary subsistence needs. Forest foods can… Read more »

New Online Voting Process

Dear ISE members, Historically, ISE business has been discussed and decided by members during the General Assemblies at the biennial congresses. In this forum board members are elected, the venue for the next congress is decided (4 years out), recommendations from the Board are heard and voted on, changes to the ISE constitution are considered,… Read more »

New Online Voting Process

Dear ISE members, Historically, ISE business has been discussed and decided by members during the General Assemblies at the biennial congresses. In this forum board members are elected, the venue for the next congress is decided (4 years out), recommendations from the Board are heard and voted on, changes to the ISE constitution are considered,… Read more »

Update from the ISE Interim Board

The ISE Interim Board is pleased to let the members know that we were successful in securing a new 17-month grant from The Christensen Fund (TCF). The timing of this grant (May 2011-September 2012) will carry the ISE through the next Congress in May 2012 and allow the necessary time for continuation of our three… Read more »

Maori claim to the Waitangi Tribunal

A part of ISE’s history: Maori claim to the Waitangi Tribunal From Maui Solomon, Barrister at Law, Porirua New Zealand, past ISE President Tena kotou katoa (greetings to all), The long awaited historic report on the Maori claim to the Waitangi Tribunal (known colloquially as the Wai 262 claim) in relation to indigenous flora and… Read more »