I was exhausted when the symposium was finished. So much information and new ways of thinking about things. I won’t relay summaries of each, but I must say (again) how miraculous it felt to have several Native speakers. We were visible, not just an “AND.” It felt like we were starting at the beginning. The […]
http://www.susteducation.umn.edu/2015/03/03/the-nile-project-using-music-as-a-tool-to-rethink-watersheds-and-cultivate-sustainability/ The Nile Project: Using music as a tool to rethink watersheds and cultivate sustainability MARCH 3, 2015KATE FLICKEVENTS, FEATURED, GENERALCOMMENTS OFF The stage was dark at Northrop Hall. Then it started. Sophie Nzayisenga from Rwanda is as a queen, a spirit—animate—enticing us in. She and the inanga instrument sang together. The music took over […]
http://www.nature3x.net/symposium/ April 17-18, 2015 U of M Click link for details Nature 3.x: Where is Nature Now? is a multi-disciplinary symposium that considers how the complex global environmental issues of the Anthropocene now challenge our relationship with the environment. The symposium invites a broad audience of artists, writers, design professionals and others to speculate […]
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/290934.php Mitakuye Owasin. Further recognition of the relatedness of all could reduce loneliness, eh? The link is to an article on loneliness and early mortality from a medical point of view.