Sand Talk : How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World by Tyson Yunkaporta 9781922790514

Sand Talk : How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World


In this illuminating and groundbreaking book, Tyson Yunkaporta invites us to challenge our Western ways of thinking and tap into the ancient wisdom of Indigenous cultures. "Sand Talk" is a profound exploration of echidnas, evolution, cosmology, and cooking, all viewed through the lens of Aboriginal philosophy. With a masterful blend of storytelling and visual art, Yunkaporta weaves a tapestry of knowledge that transcends conventional boundaries, revealing the interconnectedness of all things and the deep reverence for nature that lies at the heart of Indigenous worldviews.

Tyson Yunkaporta is an academic, arts critic, and researcher who belongs to the Apalech Clan in far north Queensland. He carves a new path for Indigenous knowledge production, drawing on his lived experience and deep cultural roots to offer a powerful and transformative perspective on how we can save the world by learning from the oldest cultures on Earth.

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