Trainees for the Future
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Trainees for the Future features Ashanika strategies for forest management. The Apintxa village has been planting fruit and timber trees since 1989, and now the young children of the village are participating in the recuperation of degraded soil. Learning how to make compost and to plant seedlings in their gardens, they will later teach others what they have learned. With a consortium of 146 species of trees, the Apintxa hope to cultivate a long-lasting abundance of fruit. "This is what wealth means to us," one of the teachers explains.
other films from the Indigenous Video Makers series:
One Must Be Curious Moyngo, The Dream of Maragareum Wapté Mnhõnõ, The Xavante's Initiation The Rainy Season Wai'á Rini, The Power of the Dream Shomõtsi Dancing with a Dog Kinja Iakaha, A Day in the Village Nguné Elü, The Day the Moon Menstruated A Path to Live The Living Forest From the Ikpeng Children to the World