Losing the Irreplaceable: Loss & Damage, Culture & Heritage
Culture and heritage along with Indigenous and local knowledge systems are increasingly vulnerable to loss from both slow and rapid onset hazards (and also sometimes maladaptation and mal-mitigation). This event was a reflection of loss and damage cultural journeys towards more holistic, culture-rich, and community-activated solutions. This powerful session asked, how does one grieve from the loss of the irreplaceable? What is the price of cultural extinction? And does loss mean the same thing in every culture?
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