Broadcasting Live from Pattaya City, Thailand at ICFP2022


Broadcasting Live from Pattaya City, Thailand at ICFP2022

Valuing Indigenous Birth Practices

16 November 2022 | 16:45 (GMT+7)

This segment explores ceremonies, teachings, practices, and protocols of the first rite of passage: birth.

There is deep wisdom and cultural, familial continuity held in the teachings, practices, and ceremonies that guide Indigenous birth rites.


Margaret Kisikaw Piyesis
okimahkân (leader) or CEO, CAAN Communities, Alliances & Networks

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