Indigenous Storytelling: Language, Culture, and Nature with Dr. Maung Nyeu
October 1, 2021, 1-2 PM EST
Dr. Maung Nyeu is a Buddhist member of the Marma Indigenous Peoples, one of the several Indigenous Communities in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. He is the founder and executive director of Our Golden Hour, an organization committed to extending educational opportunities for children in marginalized communities and underserved areas.
In this conversation with Buddhist Chaplain Venerable Priya Sraman, Dr. Maung will share the stories of Indigenous Peoples of Chittagong Hill Tracts, and the intersection between their language, culture, natural environment, and spirituality. Dr. Maung has been engaged in efforts to preserve and pass on these Indigenous languages and culture to the next generation.
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