Eco Talks Podcast
ECO TALKS: an ongoing podcast series that explores the intersection of the biological and herbal worlds. this podcast aims to connect with interesting, inspiring, and knowledgeable folks in the environmental field to highlight their insight and perspective into a variety of topics. join us as we get to know the intricacies and interconnectedness of these two worlds while bringing to light important questions on ethics, sustainability, history, botany, and land management.
Episode One: w/ Laura Ebbert
Enrolled Member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma and
Indigenous Environmental Management Specialist
Join Laura and I as we dive into the concept of TEK (traditional ecological knowledge) and how this knowledge can be applied to modern land management. We'll look into how non-native folx can begin to support indigenous communities in their paths to bringing this knowledge to the forefront, the idea of rematriating the land, the plight of white sage, and ways that we can work to support our indigenous communities beyond the environmental framework.
Follow-Up Notes From Laura
This Interview Was Taped Live and We Have a Tiny Correction to The Content Shared: Wiyot Tribe’s lands/honor tax area is near Humboldt Bay (not our bay). Interested In Learning More? Below Are Links Provided by Laura for Organizations to Connect to and Learn More From Re: Indigenous Rights and Land Management Practices:
1. Yurok Tribe - Klamath River Personhood: https://www.hcn.org/issues/51.18/tribal-affairs-the-klamath-river-now-has-the-legal-rights-of-a-person
2. Klamath River Dam Removal News - November 2020: https://www.northcoastjournal.com/NewsBlog/archives/2020/11/17/new-deal-brokered-to-remove-klamath-dams
3. Sogorea Te Land Trust: https://sogoreate-landtrust.org/shuumi-land-tax/
4. While I flubbed the info about Wiyot Tribe (they are near a bay much further north!), if you are in the north bay, check out what Kashia Band of Pomo are up to - they recently acquired a tremendous tract of land on the coast, affording this tribe an opportunity to restore their relationship with coastal resources: https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/nearly-700-acres-of-sonoma-county-coast-protected-under-deal-with-landowner/
5. Indian Country Today - a national native newspaper: https://indiancountrytoday.com
6. Indianz.com - a native newscrawl with additional original feature content
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