The Importance of Developing a Sense of Territory

August 30, 2017 at 11:16 am Leave a comment

Bahia in Salvador, Brazil, during the 1890s, vintage engraving. Old engraved illustration of the coast of Bahia.

Compared to modern-day western societies which are more defined by migrations and mobility, indigenous cultures have their lives and livelihoods demarcated by the specific conditions and context of their places.
While these sorts of territorial limitations may seem to us westerners as undesirable and adverse, indigenous peoples have developed a rich cultural heritage founded on connection to place. Learning how to live in territory and connected to the limitations and possibilities of place is one of our most urgent tasks.

Read The Importance of Developing a Sense of Territory by Tobias Roberts at Permaculture News.

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Entry filed under: Heart/Soul, Permaculture.

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