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'Living Cultural Storybases': Self-empowering narratives for minority cultures

@inproceedings{Rankin2006LivingCS,
  title={'Living Cultural Storybases': Self-empowering narratives for minority cultures},
  author={Paul T. Rankin and Robin Hansteen-Izora and Laura E. Packer},
  year={2006}
}
Half the planet’s languages and cultures are held by 5% of its population - the 370M indigenous peoples - the most marginalized, fractured and least represented. For every group dispossessed, urbanized or assimilated, a culture vanishes taking with it ancient knowledge of the environment, unique ways of living, alternative belief systems, irreplaceable skills, artistry and stories - the rich diversity of humanity. The digital revolution, rather than creating a “global village”, accelerates this… CONTINUE READING
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