RadioActive 5/11/17

Guest Producer/Host: Carolyn Coe

Topic: Robin Wall Kimmerer, indigenous science

Robin Wall Kimmerer teaches botany and plant ecology at SUNY in Syracuse and is the director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. She is an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatami Nation and a resident of Maple Nation. In May she will speak in Blue Hill and her portrait, as part of Robert Shetterly’s Americans Who Tell the Truth series, will be unveiled.

Robin Wall Kimmerer explores the importance of respect, reciprocity, and responsibility as humans interact with the natural world. She also speaks about the role of indigenous science as individuals, communities, and nations strive to address the challenges of climate change.

FMI:
Center for Native Peoples and the Environment: www.esf.edu/nativepeoples/
Americans Who Tell the Truth: americanswhotellthetruth.org

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