Revival

Revival

  • Written on: 12 November 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Revival charts the successes of African communities who have chosen to revive their traditional cultures, beliefs and governance systems to successfully protect their territories and sacred natural sites. Featuring interviews with sacred site custodians, the film explores why these special, spiritually and ecologically potent places should be No Go Areas for mining...

Communities being stripped of their heritage by mining

Communities being stripped of their heritage by mining

Published by Bench Marks Foundation on 24/09/15   Communities in Sekhukhune in South Africa’s Limpopo Province are not only being stripped of their dignity, but of their heritage too thanks to mining, says Trevor Malope, one of Bench Marks Foundation’s many community monitors. “Our land is an incredibly important part...

Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians

Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians

  • Written on: 08 April 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

The Last Peyote Guardians is a story about the mystical Wixárika People, one of the last pre-Hispanic alive cultures in Latin America, and their ongoing struggle against the mexican government and multinational mining corporations to preserve Wirikuta, their most sacred territory and home of the famous peyote cactus....