Saturday, January 23, 2016

Indigenous Women: Respect Our Knowledge And Tradition

“We had a culture where we preserved wild fruits for when we didn’t have enough food and grains,” says Edna Kaptoyo, a Pokot indigenous woman from Kenya. “My mother did this for our family, but today, these fruits have disappeared.” “Women also use grass to cover our houses. But it has become more difficult for us to find grass, so when the storms come, we do not have anything to protect our children,” she adds.

More:  http://www.fairobserver.com/360_analysis/indigenous-women-respect-knowledge-tradition-13102/


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