Host: Peter Neill
Producer: Trisha Badger
Mikhu Paul, indigenous native of Maine, poet, educator, and activist, discussing concepts of “wilderness,” relationship with Nature as established by first peoples, and her experience growing up in Maine as expressed through her reading of eloquent, personal poems and thoughts on spirit of place.
Conversations from the Pointed Firs is a new one-hour interview program hosted by Peter Neill with authors and artists attempting to capture the elusive elements of this special place in which we live.
About the host:
Peter Neill is founder and director of the World Ocean Observatory, a web-based place of exchange for information and educational services about the health of the ocean. In 1972, he founded Leete’s Island Books, a small publishing house specializing in literary reprints, the essay, photography, the environment, and profiles of indigenous healers and practitioners of complimentary medicine around the world. He holds a profound interest in Maine, its history, its people, its culture, and its contribution to community and quality of life.