1. In northeast Cambodia, the Bunong community of Kbal Romeas village lives a simple but happy life thanks to their rice fields, vegetable gardens, fishing river, and cattle. They also collect NTFPs in the forest all around, except in their highly respected spiritual, prohibited & burial forests.
    However, the whole area they have sustainably managed & protected for generations is now under serious threat, by a hydropower dam project approved by the government, and which would flood their ICCA and displace them they have no idea where to. Of course, the companies who will make huge profits from selling this hydroelectricity have not conducted proper consultation with the affected communities.
    These still have hope their voices can be heard, and the worst avoided... Please support them and do share their story widely!

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  2. This video has been produced by Oxlajuj Ajpop and the Sacred Natural Sites Initiative as part of the project entitled: "Mejora la gestión sostenible de los bosques, recursos naturales y las sitios sagrados a partir de los valores culturales, espirituales y comunitarias."

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  3. Warriors becoming Men (Trailer).

    An ethnographic registration of the Eunoto Ceremony, a Maasai ritual held only every 7 years in Loita, Kenya - Tanzania. A rite de passage in which 800 warriors participated.

    Documentary: post-production
    Director, Camera & Editor
    Length: 52'
    Format: SD - Sony PD170
    Producer: Angela Kronenburg

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  4. Felipe Gomez, Coordinador de las celebraciones del Nuevo Ciclo Maya invita a que se unan a las celebraciones del nuevo ciclo maya. Usted puede unirse a las celebraciones en uno de los 20 sitios sagrados naturales y 5 ciudades sagradas cruzando Guatemala o celbrate en su propio lugar, donde quiera que estés en el mundo.

    Felipe Gomez, Coordinator of the celebrations of the New Maya Cycle invites you to join the celebrations. You can join the celebrations in one of the 20 sacred natural sites and 5 sacred cities accross Guatemala or celbrate in your own place, wherever you are in the world.

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  5. Participants of the "International Workshop on Spiritual Values of Protected Areas in Europe" answer the question:

    "What is a sacred natural site and what does it mean to you?"

    This fim has been created by http://www.sacrednaturalsites.org an initiative of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Specialist Group on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas.

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