Dr. Wade Davis is a world renowned scientist, explorer and philosopher who studies the lives and traditions of indigenous people. You may have heard him on CBC Radio when he delivered one of the 2009 Massey Lectures -- The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World.
He's in town as a visiting professor in the Indigenous Development program at the University of Winnipeg. CBC Radio is interviewing Dr. Wade Davis, along with Manitoba's Anishinabe elder David Courchene Sr. on Wednesday morning, November 30. David Courchene Sr. has also travelled internationally to share traditional knowledge - from Sagkeeng to Washington, even sharing the stage with the Dalai Lama.
Watch this Ted Talks video featuring Wade Davis in March, 2011