Turtle Island

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April 13, 2022

A State of Perpetual Memory: Native Identity Through Connection to Land

Seedcast

There is no singular Indigenous experience. We take a walk with five Indigenous peoples from five different regions of Turtle Island to hear their stories about their identities, their cultures, and their connections to land.

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Rowen White in a garden

March 16, 2022

Spotlight: Finding Our Way - Seeds, Grief, and Memory with Rowen White

Seedcast

In this Finding Our Way podcast spotlight, Prentis Hemphill speaks with Mohawk Indigenous seed steward Rowen White about their relationship with the natural world and healing, and how we fit into a web of relationships with beings seen and unseen.

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December 15, 2021

“My people are my family” - Samoan island values in the Pacific Northwest

Seedcast

In this episode of the Seedcast podcast, meet Sili Savusa, a Samoan woman bringing island values to her work battling racism and housing issues in Seattle's White Center neighborhood on Coast Salish land.

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December 10, 2021

Trailer: ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) by Brit Hensel

Reciprocity Project

Filmed on the Qualla Boundary and Cherokee Nation, ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) by Brit Hensel explores expressions of reciprocity in the Cherokee world, brought to life through a story told by an elder and first language speaker.

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December 10, 2021

New Film ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) to Make World Premiere at 2022 Sundance Film Festival

Filmmaker Brit Hensel is the first woman who is a citizen of Cherokee Nation to direct an official selection at the world’s top film festival.

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Lisa Fruichantie at Alma Photography by Felipe Contreras

November 17, 2021

The Indigenous woman behind a new Native kitchen

Seedcast

Meet Lisa Fruichantie (citizen of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma), who is guiding a new Native-focused restaurant and arts venue, Alma, in Tacoma, Washington - the traditional lands of the Puyallup peoples.

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