Minket Lepcha

Indigenous storyteller from the Lepcha community

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Minket Lepcha is an indigenous storyteller from the Lepcha community. She curates workshops around water and human interaction. She has worked on transboundary rivers of South Asia through the lens of women and indigenous communities. She is an awardee of Young Green Filmmaker 2016 in Woodpecker International Film Festival for her film ‘Voices of Teesta’.

A Rich Historic Ecosystem and the Lepcha Community

For millions of years, rivers have spoken their language through floods, storms, thunder, hail, and mist.  My interaction with this…