Stories from Our Community

Australian Aboriginal Wisdoms – Growing from the Feminine

general Feb 24, 2017

The following is a short story of my time in 2005 with an Australian Aboriginal Elder who is a Medicine Man of High Degree from the Kimberley (North-West Australia). I lived in Australia for 8 years, during which time I had the opportunity to meet with some of the Elders of the various tribes...

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The Tide is Turning – Divesting from DAPL and Fossil Fuels

While decisions in December 2016 by the US Army Corps of Engineers brought the Dakota Access pipeline drilling near Standing Rock to a halt, the project has only been delayed and could still be completed in 2017. Understanding the “precarious” financial and legal situation of the...

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Learning for Sustainability at Loreto College

Loreto College Curepipe (LCC) has been part of the EARTHwise Thrivability Education initiatives (formerly the Education for Sustainability programme) since 2011. Since a few years, EfS is now fully implemented in the whole curriculum and has become part of our mainstream education, with the...

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Learning for Sustainability at St Mary’s College

St Mary’s College Rose-Hill in Mauritius participated in the EARTHwise Thrivability Education program (formerly Education for Sustainability) from 2012-2016. Through this article, the Mentors who received training from EARTHwise during this period, share how they have implemented the...

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Ecotourism and Cultural Heritage at St Mary’s College

In the beginning of 2014 our School St Mary’s College (SMC) Rose-Hill (Mauritius) signed the Education for Sustainability Pledge. In keeping with our commitment to this, the Travel and Tourism students of SMC organized various activities on the themes of Culture & Heritage, and...

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Trilogie – 1. La chute et la Reine des Marrons

general Sep 07, 2016

Le Paysage culturel du Morne, à l’Ile Maurice, est un des plus importants sites inscrits sur la liste du Patrimoine Mondial de l’Unesco. Il est dédié au marronnage et à la résistance à l’esclavage pour la Liberté. Cela est...

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A Trilogy – 2. Lost in Paradise, the Maroon Quest

general stories of impact Aug 17, 2016

In this article we share with you part two of our Trilogy on Maroonage in Mauritius in the context of the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Le Morne Cultural Landscape. Le Morne Mountain became the most important place of refuge for the maroons in Mauritius. It also became a beacon of hope for...

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When Ball is Life

general stories of impact Jul 13, 2016

It all started with the burning desire to learn and play the game of basketball. Born on the island of Seychelles, I moved to Mauritius during my early years. I remember when I was a child, cable TV was not available at that time. We had only one channel being broadcasted and I recall the 1st...

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Why America also owes its Independence to Mauritius

This is a Story of Impact that has been never been told, yet it is so significant that once you know this story you cannot possibly understand why others don’t know it too! This story will reveal to you some facts about key contributing factors to the American Independence war that few...

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A Trilogy – 1. The Fall & the Maroon Queen

Le Morne Cultural Landscape in Mauritius is one of the most important UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Maroonage and the resistance to slavery and oppression, due to what took place by the tremendous courage, bravery, strategy and skilfulness of the maroons who fought against slavery and...

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