Inspiring people to re-imagine their relationship to their world


“The child in nature is an endangered species, and the health of children and the health of the earth are inseparable.” – Richard Louv


What the Heart Loves is the Cure. African Proverb

Blog Post: Angelique Michaels, Trainee Leader, Indigenous Knowledge Leadership Program. This month we, the leaders in training for Return to Origin’s signature program, had the opportunity to facilitate our own youth-nature connection day at Silvermine Nature Reserve, Western Cape,  with children from the Vryground underserved community in Cape Town.  The

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Supernatural in our mother city

We were fortunate enough to spend time at Lions Head, Table Mountain, with Jethro Boetman Louw, from Khoi Konnexion. Jethro has a wealth of knowledge about our deep heritage from the plants that grow on table mountain and many rocks and stones with which he appears to know each one

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Origins – A community venture.

Blog Post: Lindsay Burch Trainee Leader, Indigenous Knowledge Leadership Program. In Service Training This month is the half way point in our second year as part of the Indigenous Knowledge Leadership Program (IKLP). It also represented our first opportunity for Return to Origin (RTO) to begin interacting with community. All

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When we share our gifts the community thrives

The Art of Bow Making Workshop with Khoi Khonnexion. Angelique Michaels, Trainee Leaders in the Indigenous Knowledge Leadership Program. “With quiet bearing, they ignited in me a renewed sense of appreciation for the marvels of music and the intimately healing chords struck in their heart of the one through whom

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Craig Foster’s video

Scientists are now calling South Africa’s Cape Coast the “cradle of the human mind”. This is where humans with intelligence like ours today first emerged. So for “The Great Human Odyssey”, we brought the world of the first coastal cultures to life in dramatic recreations. But was it worth the

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