Fresh Banana Leaves: Healing Indigenous Landscapes Through Indigenous Science

Written by environmental scientist Jessica Hernandez—founder of environmental agency Piña Soul and Maya Ch’orti’ and Zapotec woman—Fresh Banana Leaves not only unpacks the failings of Western conservationism, but within the author introduces, explains and contextualizes Indigenous environmental knowledge that proposes a vision for land management that’s sustainable and healing. These practices, born from several millennia of knowledge, have been long ignored because of racism and colonization—which are …

Zero Waste Placemat

Sold in a set of four, these placemats—like all of Intiearth’s wares—champion Peru’s indigenous materials and techniques while caring for the planet. Crafted from vintage frazada textiles and 100% wool, each bold zero-waste mat features a unique, lively pattern.

How New Zealand Musicians are Revitalizing Maori Language

Maori, the Indigenous language of New Zealand, is on the cusp of extinction—and musicians in the country are trying to save it. Translating well-known songs into te reo Maori (“te reo” meaning “the language”), New Zealand artists are putting the Indigenous tongue back into use. Lorde is one such musician, releasing a new EP, Te Ao Marama, that’s composed of five songs from her record Solar …