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Raíces Verdes is a platform dedicated to validating, archiving and sharing the experiences of people of color, Indigenous people, and other marginalized voices in connection to the environment. Raíces Verdes is a podcast for healing our relationship to the earth as people of color. Hosted by Samara Almonte, La Fresa de Rancho Artwork by Dario Castellon

Raíces Verdes is a platform dedicated to validating, archiving and sharing the experiences of people of color, Indigenous people, and other marginalized voices in connection to the environment. Raíces Verdes is a podcast for healing our relationship to the earth as people of color. Hosted by Samara Almonte, La Fresa de Rancho Artwork by Dario Castellon
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Raíces Verdes is a platform dedicated to validating, archiving and sharing the experiences of people of color, Indigenous people, and other marginalized voices in connection to the environment. Raíces Verdes is a podcast for healing our relationship to the earth as people of color. Hosted by Samara Almonte, La Fresa de Rancho Artwork by Dario Castellon

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English

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4257802054


Episodes

Uncolonized : No ThanksTaking

11/29/2019
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Bonus Episode! Although it's especially important to affirm Indigenous resilience on all "holidays" that promote White supremacy against Indigenous people, EVERY DAY IS STILL INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S DAY! This special almost 2hr long episode centers around Chris, his family, and their independent film titled "Uncolonized". Together we discuss the education system and it's effects on Native people, solidarity across Native peoples such as the displaced people of Palestine, relationships to land...

Duration:01:23:05

Craig of the Creek : Media Representation

11/15/2019
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Craig Freeland is an environmental educator who recently graduated from Denison University. In this bonus episode for Raíces Verdes, Craig shares his love for the Cartoon Network show "Craig of the Creek", a show centering the experiences of a Black boy exploring the outdoors.

Duration:00:27:26

Conclusions to Season 1!

10/31/2019
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After 10 episodes, Season 1 of Raíces Verdes has come to a wrap! Listen to this short recap of the episodes, learn about a fundraising for the podcast and what to look forward from Raíces Verdes!!

Duration:00:22:33

Hospitals & Food Systems

10/17/2019
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Mia is a nursing student at Michigan State University, who also studies Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems. In Episode #10, Mia discusses her research on a new type of food system she is calling "hospital based food system initiatives". As a nursing student, Mia acknowledges the purchasing power hospitals have, and believes this wealth should be used to address the health and food insecurity patients face across communities. To learn more about her work and established initiatives...

Duration:00:26:53

Health & Rural Environments

10/3/2019
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Liana Bloom studied Medical Anthropology and Global Health with a minor in Nutrition from the University of Washington. She is currently working in the research and healthcare industries in preparation for medical school. In Episode #9 Liana discusses her experience shadowing doctors in clinics near Spokane, Washington and the connection to rural environments and health disparities.

Duration:00:28:13

Immigration, Health & the Environment

9/19/2019
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Daniella Navarro is a health educator for Sea Mar, a community health clinic in Washington state, with a background in Biology, Cultural Anthropology, Education and Social Justice. In Episode #8 we discuss the intersection between the health of immigrants in the United States and their environmental displacement. As daughters of immigrants, we can only speak on our experiences as first-generation U.S citizens, and our experience working and living with immigrant communities.

Duration:00:40:57

Farming As Generational Wealth

8/22/2019
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"Health is wealth my babies" - Alexis Hamilton. In Episode #7 "Farming As Generational Wealth", Alexis shares with us a bit about working with Growing Hope an urban farm collective in Michigan serving predominantly Black and Brown families.

Duration:00:25:10

Sustainability Abroad

8/8/2019
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Tiffany Pauls is rising senior at Davidson College in North Carolina, with roots in Maryland. In this episode she discusses her experience studying sustainability abroad, in connection to climate justice.

Duration:00:22:05

Mauna Kea: Protecting Sacred Lands

7/23/2019
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Alanna Miyashiro is an Indigenous Hawaiian scholar, at the University of Hawaii in Manoa, Honolulu. In this episode we discuss the current manifestations happening at Mauna Kea, Hawaii in oposition to the development of a Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on the Indigenous sacred lands. Below are resources to donate and support the protection of Mauna Kea by it's Natives people: https://www.puuhuluhulu.com https://org.salsalabs.com/o/2699/donate_page/aloha-aina-support-fund...

Duration:00:20:33

Sustainability But Make It Fashion

7/18/2019
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Episode 3 highlights the thesis work of Jazlyn Marcos, founder and editor in chief of Generation Eco(http://generationeco.me). Her undergrad thesis focuses on ethical clothing, and the barriers university students face in understanding and participating in ethical consumption of clothing.

Duration:00:27:43

Rejecting the Environmentalist Label

7/4/2019
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In this episode, Nina Tran a queer first-generation student of color discusses the different experiences in her life that have made them reject at times the environmentalist label. What defines an environmentalist? Do you as a person of color identify as an environmentalist?

Duration:00:38:40

Homecoming : Romanticizing the Environment in Our Homelands

6/20/2019
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In this episode, our guest of honor is Dario Castellon, the creator of Raíces Verde's artwork. Together we discuss what it is like living in diaspora and how it affects the memories of our ancestral lands. Would leaving the United States, and returning to Mexico guarantee us a more "green" lifestyle?

Duration:00:28:11

La Fresa De Rancho

6/5/2019
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For the introduction episode to Raíces Verdes, I will be discussing what it means to be a Fresa de Rancho, and why I chose the name Raíces Verdes for the podcast!

Duration:00:14:17