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Food and Farming
Through the Pandemic and Fire, Pie Ranch Focuses on Food Justice

Pie Ranch perseveres through the disruption of the pandemic and the trauma and loss of a wildfire without wavering from a vision of stewardship inspired by indigenous knowledge and a more equitable, local and resilient food system.

Compassion & Kinship: Astounding Intelligence in Nature

This week, meet thought leaders whose work is transforming our curiosity about intelligence in nature into a full-fledged field of research — with deep implications for the future of our relationship with the natural world.

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Expanding My Heart’s Envelope & Co-creating a Truly Nourishing Online Offering

In this letter, Bioneers co-founder Nina Simons reflects on the process of adapting to the pandemic, co-creating the 2020 Bioneers Conference, and discovering the "learning, sense of community and cross-pollinating of ideas that are possible online."

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Forest Wisdom, Mother Trees and the Science of Community

Suzanne Simard is a revolutionary researcher who is transforming the science of forest ecology and coming full circle to the wisdom held by First Peoples and traditional land-based cultures from time immemorial.

Food and Farming
The Benefits of Biodiversity on the Farm and Ranch

Regenerative agriculture strives to mimic nature’s wisdom by building biodiversity as the foundation for a healthy ecosystem that results in higher productivity.

When You Hit Rock Bottom, the Only Place to Go Is Up: How Catastrophe Can Bring Us Together, with Lyla June

Lyla June has inspired people around the world with her wisdom, her fierce grace, tenacity, and deep commitment to making the world a just and beautiful place. She shares her perspective on our current moment and how we can move toward healing.

Featured Media
Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Bill Introduced in California

Indigenous Peoples were the original stewards of the land, but the recognition of ancestral territories are often buried under years of colonization and urban development. The State of California is looking to change that. Check out this conversation between Indigenous rights activists Alexis Bunten and Dr. Joely Proudfit, where they discuss the meaning behind a Indigenous land acknowledgment bill being considered in the state legislature.

No More Stolen Sisters: Stopping the Abuse and Murder of Native Women and Girls

In this program, powerful Native women leaders reveal the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women, and describe how they are taking action and building growing movements, including with non-Native allies.

From Alcatraz to Standing Rock and Beyond: On the Past 50 and Next 50 Years of Indigenous Activism

2019 commemorated the 50-year anniversary of the 19-month Native American student occupation of Alcatraz. Indigenous activists from three generations who were on the frontlines at Alcatraz, Standing Rock, and other Indigenous Rights struggles discuss their visions for the next 50 years of Indigenous activism.

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