KEY SITES

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MOSQOY

Charitable organization and social enterprise that I founded in 2006. Mosqoy works in collaboration with Quechua communities of the Peruvian Andes to mitigate adverse effects of unsustainable tourism and development by nurturing their threatened Indigenous culture. 

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORER PAGE

My profile as a National Geographic Explorer.

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PHD PROFILE 

Information about my research as an interdisciplinary PhD Candidate and Vanier Scholar at the University of British Columbia.

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TEDx TALK - UNFULFILLED PROMISES: CULTURAL SHRAPNEL OF A TRAVELER

TedX Talk, Victoria, 2014. "Unfulfilled Promises: Cultural Shrapnel of a Traveler," about my first experiences in Peru in 2006.

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PHDS GO PUBLIC TALK

Short public talk about my interdisciplinary research at the University of British Columbia, Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in an era of rapid economic change.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Links to my work and photographic journey.

Instagram

LinkedIn

Blog

RECENT PROJECTS

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PERUVIAN TEXTILES: FROM SOUVENIRS TO WORKS OF ART

April 2021

Interview with Brooke Mara Loving Bagwell of Amano Marketplace about the consumer's role in revaluing Peruvian Textiles in the market.

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CULTURAL REVITALIZATION AMIDST RAPID ECONOMIC CHANGE IN THE HIGH ANDEAN MOUNTAINS | University of Miami

March 2021

Lecture for students of the University of Miami's Latin American Studies and Native American & Global Indigenous Studies departments. With Q&A at the end. 

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July 2019 

The Tyee

OpEd, National Cover Story

By Ashli Akins

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UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE: NEW PILLARS & PATHWAYS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIOCULTURAL & ECONOMIC RESILIENCE

April 2019

Sustainability Journal

Ashli Akins, Phil O'B. Lyver, Hugo F. Alrøe, Henrik Moller

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HUMANIST OF THE YEAR ACCEPTANCE SPEECH

March 2019

Victoria, BC

By Ashli Akins

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