Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Wade Davis: Cultures at the far edge of the world

Soon in Yellowknife at the NACC - CBC Massey Lectures Series

The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World

Here is the 2009 edition of the most prestigious and eagerly anticipated nonfiction series of the year, this time delivered by Wade Davis, one of the world’s most celebrated and distinguished anthropologists. Recently, many of us have been alarmed to learn of accelerating rates of extinction among plants and animals on our planet. But how many of us know that human cultures are going extinct at an even more shocking rate?

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