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Elizabeth Lindsey:
Curating humanity's heritage

TEDWomen 2010 · 10:13 · Filmed Dec 2010
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Elizabeth Lindsey: Curating humanity's heritage
10:13 · Filmed December 2010 at TEDWomen 2010 · Subtitles available in 30 languages

It's been said that when an elder dies, it's as if a library is burned. Anthropologist Elizabeth Lindsey, a National Geographic Fellow, collects the deep cultural knowledge passed down as stories and lore.

Explorer, ethnographer
Elizabeth Lindsey is a fellow of the National Geographic Society. Her mission: to keep ancestral voices alive by recording indigenous wisdom and traditions. Full bio
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