Event Title

Presentation, "The Wind in the Bamboo: Indigenous Peoples Surviving in Asia"

Presenter Information

Edith Mirante, Project Maje

Start Date

11-6-2014 10:45 AM

End Date

11-6-2014 12:00 PM

Description

ABSTRACT — Indigenous Asian hunter-gatherers of ancient ancestry, once defined as a separate “Negrito race” due to their African appearance (dark skin, curly hair) survive in the Philippines, Malaysia and India. Author/activist Edith Mirante reveals their contemporary lives and challenges with a slide show and reading from her new book about her journeys to meet with them.

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Jun 11th, 10:45 AM Jun 11th, 12:00 PM

Presentation, "The Wind in the Bamboo: Indigenous Peoples Surviving in Asia"

ABSTRACT — Indigenous Asian hunter-gatherers of ancient ancestry, once defined as a separate “Negrito race” due to their African appearance (dark skin, curly hair) survive in the Philippines, Malaysia and India. Author/activist Edith Mirante reveals their contemporary lives and challenges with a slide show and reading from her new book about her journeys to meet with them.