A center spread article by Susannah Glynn emphasizes the importance of the Bedu Culture and highlights steps BHP is taking to help safeguard this intangible heritage.
Co-founder and project manager for the BHP, Mark Abouzeid explains:
‘There is so much knowledge bound up in Bedu oral traditions. The Bedu of Petra and Wadi Rum, Jordan, for example, have preserved specific knowledge related to the flora and fauna of the area, traditional medicine, camel husbandry, craftsmanship, and tracking and climbing skills. As well as wanting to preserve this heritage, there is also so much the modern world could learn from ancient knowledge distilled through the generations.’
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