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Conscious Music is the Soundtrack of the Movement: An Interview with Alfred Howard

Alfred Howard, a prolific spoken-word artist, writer, and co-founder of The Redwoods Music, a San Diego record label and collective, was, pre-pandemic, pening lyrics for 8 bands and performing homemade percussion with six. In his early 20s he caravanned with musicians all across the county before finally setting roots in San Diego, where he has…

Re-Indigenize Your Thanksgiving

In this week's edition of the Bioneers Pulse newsletter, we highlight pressing Indigenous issues alongside practical ways to decolonize your Thanksgiving.

What do Native Americans REALLY think of Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is many things to Native Americans. Since I began decolonizing and Indigenizing Thanksgiving with my Bioneers family, I have shared the true history of Thanksgiving, and provided guidance for how and where to show up in solidarity with Native Peoples in my annual Thanksgiving blog.

Food and Farming
Decolonizing Regenerative Agriculture: An Indigenous Perspective

In this interview with Bioneers' Arty Mangan, A-dae Romero-Briones (Cochiti/Kiowa) is a compelling voice against the injustices of colonization inflicted on native people and for the acknowledgment of indigenous people’s land stewardship as a basis for regenerative agriculture.

Art That Responds to the Times: Wisdom from Rising Appalachia

Chloe Smith, multi-instrumental musician, co-leader (with her sister, Leah Song) of the American musical group, Rising Appalachia, discusses making art that brings people together and responds to the times we're in.

THE SEEKERS: John Densmore Explores the Origins of Creativity in His New Memoir

As the iconic drummer of The Doors, John Densmore is used to releasing hits — but nothing quite like his new memoir, THE SEEKERS: Meetings with Remarkable Musicians (and Other Artists). THE SEEKERS is a collection of interviews with famous artists and musicians, threaded together by personal anecdotes and insights about the origins of creativity…

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Support Bioneers to Continue to Do What’s Needed: COVID-19 Relief Funding in Indian Country

How Bioneers Has Been Supporting Indigenous Communities Hit Hardest by COVID-19 - And How YOU Can Help.

Restoring Ecosystems
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.

Democracy Unchained: The Moral Foundations of Democracy

The State of American Democracy Project seeks to strengthen democratic institutions by igniting an honest conversation on equality, justice, tolerance, and fairness. The first episode of this ten-part series explores the moral foundations of democracy as the most certain way of defending the dignity of all citizens.

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