How Indigenous philosophy could help us understand climate change

“…it’s no easy feat to condense in just a few sentences the complicated and varied ways in which care for the land is embedded in Indigenous Australian social structures, philosophy and spirituality.

“You’re born with this responsibility to manage the balance of country,” says Pigram. These responsibilities are not forced upon but hang over every aspect of their culture and life, and they are always thinking “if we don’t keep that balance, there will be consequences.”