Mongolia: I have seen the Earth Change
What consequences does Global Warming and climatic change have? Although from modern societies one can be conscious of the problems, traditional and indigenous societies are the ones which struggle with their immediate results. Suffering from desertification and hunger, Mongolia‚??s nomadic peoples must change their ancestral way of life to accommodate the new environmental conditions, as they are increasingly faced by extinction.
The photographer Joey L. shares in this documentary his experience photographing and living one of India‚??s most holy celebrations at Varanasi, helping us approach the spirituality of its believes and peoples.
This video speaks about the basis and roots of Sami society and culture, in a crossroads where they face either acculturation or utter destruction by modernity‚??s cultural and economic standards.
The Sami People
The Sami speak about their own culture, traditions and social structure, as these remnants of early European cultures struggle to survive and maintain their ancient customs in a world where their territory, traditions and future as being disputed.
The people of the Wind of the Milky Way
This video documentary speaks about the nature of Siberia‚??s shamanism, as a religious practice which, despite the image which we may have, is full of contrasts and differences. Not responding to a single creed, Siberian shamanism varies according to the different traditions held by the various ethnic groups present in the Russian steppes, acting both as a means of spiritual and physical healing.