Friday, November 18, 2011

The Voice of the Ogiek (video)



In 2006 a little known ethnic group – called the Ogiek - created a three-dimensional map of their ancestral land in Kenya. In the past members of this indigenous community were regarded as second class citizen. Today, their story has gained international recognition. The Kenyan government is increasingly listening to their voice and including them in a dialogue over the future of their community and of the Mau Forest.

This is the story of how the Ogiek found their voice …

For more information on the case visit: http://goo.gl/H5drF


1 comment:

KCDI Jamaica W.I. said...

Most inspiring. It shows how a collective approach can aid the development and preservation of the land and its people.