Lessons from the Wild: Ubuntu

Boyd Varty expertly uses tales of his life growing up in the wilderness of Africa alongside the Shangaan people to deliver a talk that showcases Africa’s greatest lesson: Ubuntu.





Boyd Varty will be using the medium of African storytelling to introduce attendees to the value of Ubuntu. Ubuntu means “I am because of you.” It is the discovery of how people and in fact the whole natural world can help us to deepen our own humanity. Boyd’s stories of his time with Nelson Mandela, his experiences in the African bush with his friend and tracker Solly Mhlongo, as well as other encounters.