A Fulani cattle herding people, the elusive Wodaabe are among the last nomads on earth. Learn what it’s like to grow up as a Wodaabe of Niger from Moussa Goumeyrou as he shares tales of his nomadic life – including a solo 50-mile desert trek at the age of 7. Thomas Berger is a landscape architect from Germany. He’ll share his experience in Niger as a young, idealistic Peace Corps volunteer and how it would change his life. Hosted by: RAIN Founder Bess Palmisciano.
Retired pilot and world traveler Leonard Seagren shares his experience of getting married in the Touareg tradition and how this connection led him back to Niger to help build a learning center where nomadic students can pursue their dreams of an education. Hosted by: Nancy Borden & Lou Salome
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