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Would you like to contribute and help  safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage for future generations? The Jimmy Nelson Foundation is looking for two enthusiastic board members, a financial and a secretary, who can support us in our growth and ambitions. Do you have strategic experience and networks, including profit/non-profit knowledge,  knowledge of management, finance and/or legal; we would love to hear from you. The Jimmy Nelson Foundation was founded in 2016 to bring people together from all corners of the planet. Our dream is a culturally diverse and healthy planet with respect for each other. Better intercultural dialogue and...

[embed]https://vimeo.com/459272516[/embed] Tickets for the immersive show The Last Sentinels are now available! The cultures celebrated in Atelier des Lumières are the guardians, the last sentinels, of both humanity and this planet. They are the living example of how to live in respect to their natural environment; how to understand that we are all united; how to live our lives to the fullest. Now is the time to reconnect the world and move healthily into the future. SIGNING SESSIONS & SHOW Jimmy will be present and will sign your book from 7 PM until 11 PM in the opening weekend of the 16th, 17th and 18th...

Your purchase of the books "Homage to Humanity" and "Before they Pass Away" will fuel the foundation. This fuels the Jimmy Nelson Foundation and empowers the communities to take their heritage into the future. Did you know: Before They Pass Away will be re-launched and also be scannable! For his first book Before They Pass Away (2013), Jimmy travelled across the world for over thirty years to meet people from thirty-five Indigenous cultures. In 2020, Jimmy re-launched Before They Pass Away (2013), with new unpublished images and new insightful texts. With advances in new technology, the book has transformed into a digital...

The Jimmy Nelson Foundation is proud to announce that it will launching the second Cult-ED series of lessons beginning of October. This time you will meet the islanders of the Marquesas Islands. The Marquesas Islands are located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and are part of French Polynesia. The original inhabitants of the Marquesas Islands are descended from sailors. They migrated a long time ago in large catamarans from the west and were looking for a safe place and fertile land. They settled in the remote archipelago and brought their traditions - such as the tiki, tattoo and haka...

The Jimmy Nelson Foundation is excited to announce the opening of a new experience at Atelier des Lumières in Paris. This is the first completely immersive show composed of Jimmy's work for you to completely indulge yourself into the world of over 70 different Indigenous cultures. The Last Sentinels honours the world's last Indigenous peoples. It tells the story of how these powerful, beautiful and wealthy indigenous cultures live in full harmony with each other, themselves and the natural world. With this show, we want to proclaim the urgency to acknowledge them as the guardians of humanity and our planet....

Columbus magazine and JNF are proudly collaborating together as we believe in sustainable travelling, something that Colombus magazine is promoting with their magazine. Colombus magazine is supporting us in spreading our message of urgency; Better intercultural dialogue and understanding are essential to ensure a prosperous future for our species and planet. But the world’s cultural colours are fading fast, and elementary natural wisdom is on the brink of being lost. We need to act now, and see the bigger picture: We are one. And only united in our diversity, we can meet the enormous challenges we face. It is a great opportunity...

Caught in the act! The Maasai committee is in budget meeting for the building of the first Maasai Cultural Education Center (MCEC). The Maasai is a semi-nomadic community, harmonious living with nature and livestock. The complexity of development and urbanisation have effects on continuing living the culture. The Jimmy Nelson Foundation supports in building the MCEC to preserve the language, stories, ceremonies to pass to future generations. More information for you on how to donate will follow soon! #Maasai #workinprogress #unitedindiversity...

Today, on United Nations World Day for Cultural Diversity, director Senthil Kumar and artist Jimmy Nelson send out a worldwide call to preserve global cultural heritage by portraying the world’s last indigenous cultures as the sentinels, the guardians, of our planet. “There has never been a better time than now than to bow and acknowledge the superheroes of the natural world. They can guide us out of these dark times into the light of a healthy future.” - Artist Jimmy Nelson Join our mission for the preservation of cultural identity! #SOS WATCH THE VIDEO Made in collaboration with Senthil Kumar / Music by Dhruv Ghanekar...

Our Reciprocity Projects section on the website is currently under construction. Whilst this time we are working online with our contact persons to develop these projects. We aim to have their new lay-out ready in June 2020 after which it will be possible for you to donate in a specific project of your choice!...

The first lessons of Cult-ED which are now available on our website in both English and Dutch! Cult-ED is a free educational program that focuses on culture and world citizenship. With Cult-ED, children can travel digitally to faraway places, from Mongolia and Bhutan to Peru and French Polynesia, to learn about cultures and traditions. Each program focuses on one community and contains four lessons with the themes location, people, lifestyle and tradition. The program is for children from 11 to 15 years old and the worksheets can be downloaded on the Jimmy Nelson website. Because the program is user-friendly, children can follow...