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Worldwide Indigenous Science Network

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The Worldwide Indigenous Science Network revitalizes and explores the growth and exchange of traditional wisdom of Earth-honoring peoples to transform consciousness and potentiate a world vibrant with renewal. Founded in 1989, the Worldwide Indigenous Science Network (WISN), 501(c)(3), is an educational organization that works locally, nationally and internationally to create an interface between western and indigenous cultures. We conduct research, host international conferences and cultural exchanges, and provide advocacy with international partners for endangered indigenous practitioners and traditional wisdom. We coordinate a global network of indigenous Elders and, with academic part... read more

Projects (2)

Bushmen Renaissance and Re-emergence
South Africa / Health
Project Leaders
Beth Duncan
Beth Duncan
Beth Duncan, Maryka Paquette, Apela Colorado, Chyna Colorado
Organization Information
573 Wainee Street
Lahaina, Hawaii 96761
United States

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #2262774700
Organization Information
573 Wainee Street
Lahaina, Hawaii 96761
United States

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #2262774700

Project Reports

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Oct 15, 2019
Support for the Amazon
Dear Donor,   Thank you for all that you do to help us bring Western and Indigenous knowledge systems together for the conservation of these beloved big cats. These cats, as we’ve indicated...
Jul 16, 2019
Big Cat Conservation: A Global Alliance
This quarter, with support from donors like you, we were able to invite Mixteca Indigneous Cultural Practitioner, artist and partner Ernesto to our big cat project development team gathering in...
Apr 18, 2019
Game of Thrones Actor Supports Bushman Renaissance
Dear Donors,   There was a flurry of activity in the Bushman Renaissance project this quarter, including receiving the support of Game of Thrones actor and activist Jerome Flynn. Jerome is...
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