From fragmentation to wholeness. As we rush toward ever increasing levels of modernity in our societies, and ever increasing dependence upon science in our methods of interpreting the world and our experience of it, we might yet do well to consider indigenous ways.
A colourful story, this island — or rather, island group plus mainland ‘triangle’ — even now functions largely as a nation-state, independent-minded and freedom-loving, despite the recent heavy-handed involvement by Beijing.
Korea, long known as ‘The Hermit Kingdom’ for its historical reluctance to engage with the world, has burst into the global consciousness in recent years.
This is the story of an island called Jeju, in the South Sea…a place like no other, with several thousand years of human civilization in harmony with nature and today the first and only place in the world to receive all 3 UNESCO natural science designations…and a place in the throes of modernization….
This is the story of Jeju Island…and the story of indigenous peoples and unique, sacred lands…all over the world.