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Wade's World the Wayfinders a Celebration of Indiginious Cultures

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Angelia Miller

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Wade Davis has actually been called a real-life Indiana Jones. He first came to prominence when his book The Serpent and the Rainbow was published to great acclaim, and then made into a feature film. Cultural anthropologie is his speciality and he's a great talker, he makes his living making films and giving talks all over the world. Davis's latest book, The Wayfinders, is a celebration of indiginous cultures from around the globe, and a defense of their relevance. Wade Davis, a professional speaker for nearly twenty years has lectured at over 70 universities, numerous corporate groups and professional associations. Wade Davis is an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society and filmmaker. Named by the Geographic as one of the "Explorers for the Millennium", Wade Davis is an anthropologist and plant explorer who received his Ph.D. in ethnobotany from Harvard University. Described by ABC 20/20 as a real life Indiana Jones, Davis spent three years in the Amazon and Andes searching for new medicinal drugs, before heading to Haiti to investigate folk poisons used to create zombies. Wade Davis has spoken to thousands of audiences around the world and will be the highlight of your next event.