An ABC summer talk – Wade Davis

ABC Radio National Summer Talks

What is the fate of a people when their language and culture disappear? How did the Polynesians—centuries ago—navigate the vast South Pacific Ocean without any navigational aids whatsoever? And why does anthropology matter? Paul Barclay speaks with anthropologist Wade Davis at the Brisbane Writers Festival.

Wade Davis – Ethnographer, anthropologist, ethnobotanist, filmmaker, photographer and National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence