National Geographic

Sacred Geography: Glimpses of the Divine

Photograph by Wade Davis

  • April 24, 2018

  • 7:30 PM - 9 PM
  • Regular $25.00

  • National Geographic Campus

    Gilbert H. Grosvenor Auditorium

About this Talk

In his new book, ethnobotanist, photographer, and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis captures his global explorations into the heart of indigenous cultures—from the ancient salt mines of the Sahara to the icy world of the Inuit. Join him as he shares the stories behind those powerful images, and shows that no culture is primitive and that every habit, every ritual, and every ceremony expresses the human genius.

Purchase a copy of the book, Photographs, and have it signed by Wade Davis after the event.


Photograph by Ryan Hill

Wade Davis


WADE DAVIS is a professor of anthropology and the BC leadership chair in cultures and ecosystems at risk at the University of British Columbia. He served as an explorer-in-residence with the National Geographic Society from 2000 to 2013 and is the author of 20 books including Into the Silence, One River, and The Wayfinders. His upcoming book, Photographs, will be published in spring 2018 by National Geographic. His photos have appeared in some 30 books and a hundred magazines and have been exhibited at numerous institutions including the International Center of Photography in New York and the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles.

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