indigenous household
A crucial challenge when defining the household is its multidimensionality, which in some cases warrants the need for different household typologies Read More
Amazon bird
Embedded in culture and tradition, animal hunting was very important in the subsistence of the Wachiperi, an indigenous group of the Peruvian rainforest Read More
ukemi breakfalls
Learning how to break one’s own fall (ukemi) as a reflective motion is one of the first and most important judo techniques to be learned by judo beginners Read More
Queros Wachiperi cultural tourism
Members of the Wachiperi community of Queros in Peru have been developing a community-based cultural tourism program. Learn more about this initiative Read More
indigenous peoples
Book review of "Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi: Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior," highlighting lessons for conservation and development Read More
cattle ranching
As landholders and workers adapt to the evolving socioeconomic trends, the mix of cattle ranching and agriculture may hold the key to their survival Read More
judo throws
The key elements of a judo throw are getting a firm grip (Kumi Kata), getting your opponent off-balance (Kuzushi), getting into position (Tsukuri), and executing the throw (Kake) Read More
indigenous peoples
We need to fully acknowledge the complex, multidimensional, and changing environmental behavior of indigenous peoples, which varies across settings Read More
judo techniques
Judo can instill values, build character, and develop social and problem-solving skills, allowing you to stay focused and achieve success in many areas, while keeping you in good shape Read More
Judo principles
Two key principles of judo are maximum efficiency with minimal effort (Seiryoku-Zenyo) and mutual benefit (Jita-Kyoei), which are used in combination with strategy, safety, and situational risk awareness Read More
indigenous peoples
Indigenous peoples like the Awajun are experiencing significant cultural change, which should be taken into account to understand their current culture, economy and society Read More
indigenous peoples
Social safeguards add layers of protection that could prevent dramatic adverse effects on the lives of dozens, hundreds or even thousands of families Read More