Marvin Swallow paints “images of time before and after the moment,” whispering sacred stories of the beauty and mystery of creation. What has emerged through his art is a unique and powerful contribution to the growing genre of Sacred Art.
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The Edge of Yosemite Comes Alive in Tuolumne County
On a November trip up into the oak woodlands of the Sierra Nevada foothills of Tuolumne County, we found some peace and tranquility and an antidote to the bustle of Los Angeles.
A Farm Grows in LA: Urban Farming with Avenue 33
Avenue 33 Farm is reestablishing Indigenous farming methods to an urban Los Angeles hillside using permaculture and regenerative principles. Listen to the interview on EcoJustice Radio.
Samoan “Chief Tuiavii” on European Decadence in ‘The Papalagi’
In 1920, Erich Scheurmann translated into German the speeches of Samoan Chief’ Tuiavii from the village of Tiavea, a work called The Papalagi (The White People) that describes his impressions of European culture formed during a tour as part of a traveling show. Tuiavii’s depictions of the greed and hypocrisy of the civilized Europeans has become a post-hippie inspiration for a counterculture movement to break out of the rigid confines of corporate capitalism.
Missions of Culture: Reclaiming Indigenous Wisdom with Caroline Ward Holland
Tune in as EcoJustice Radio welcomes Caroline Ward Holland, a Tribal citizen of the Fernandeño Band of Mission Indians or Tataviam Nation, as she speaks on the ongoing movement to topple controversial Mission monuments and mythologies. She recounts with host Carry Kim her Walk for the Ancestors in 2015, a pilgrimage she embarked upon with her son, Kagen Holland, to honor the Ancestors at all 21 missions in California.
Kia’i Up: The Rise of Empowered Youth with Mikilani Young
Hear Kumu Mikilani Young from United Pillars of Aloha & her student, Kayla Session, discuss the momentum and ultimate purpose behind the current generation of youth rising up to protect Sacred Places, mountains, waters and indigenous lifeways.
Know Justice, Know Peace: 21 Generations
Listen to Rene Mims and Jaijae Kabasa, respected elders, community leaders and musicians speak with EcoJustice Radio from The World Stage in Los Angeles’ Leimert Park. They share with host Carry Kim deep ruminations on the past 21 generations of African American enslavement, the seeds of racism, and how it continues unabated today.