My life brims with vibrancy of cultures throughout the world. From India, where jasmine and turmeric are daily intoxicants, to Polynesia, where islands are vanishing due to the rising sea level, this gallery reflects the wisdom of my elders. “Nature,” they said, “has an infinite and elegant code, a brilliance like no other.”
Dr. Elizabeth Lindsey is the first Polynesian Explorer and female Fellow in the history of the National Geographic Society. An internationally recognized expert in the field of cultural intelligence, she holds a Ph.D in Cultural Anthropology. Lindsey is an advisor to global institutions serving on such boards as the Tibet Fund for his Holiness the Dali Lama and the United Nations. In 2010 she received the Visionary Award from the United Nations. A former Miss Hawai’i, she has established scholarships in India and Hawaii and is an award-winning filmmaker whose documentary, Then There Were None, received the prestigious CINE Eagle.