Tuesday, 18 February 2014

"Cultural heritage: a basic human need" Sada Mire at TEDxEuston 2013

She fled Somalia as a child due to the civil war, and lived as a refugee in Sweden. She trained as an archaeologist and driven by an urge to discover, document and preserve her cultural heritage she has already revealed a dozen sites that could be candidates for UNESCO world heritage status. At the TEDxEuston 2103, Sada Mire took us on her journey from teaching Nordic history to Scandinavian kids to discovering the wealth of her Somali heritage. Listen to her deliver  a talk about the power of archaeology in understanding our identity. She invites  us to think of the ripple effect of discovering and documenting our heritage

"Pride and dignity in knowing our heritage can be a basis for a collaborative approach to development in African nations."

Watch her amazing talk HERE and share!

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