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The videos in this collection were produced by Dr. David Hall of Portland State University as part of a series of interviews he conducted in the bioregion of Salmon Nation. Here is a rich heritage and modern day presence of diverse indigenous cultures and Dr. Hall's project sought to engage and more deeply understand Native perspectives on the subject of sustainability, in terms of the following:  

More information on Dr. Hall's project is available at nativeperspectives.net.
Related special collections include Wisdom Keepers, The Natural Way, Rights of Mother Nature Conference, and Wisdom from the Origins Conference hosted by the SEED Graduate Institute.
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Our Language is a Gift by Shawn Yanity (Stillaguamish)

Excerpt of an interview with Shawn Yanity (Stillaguamish) from the Native Perspectives on Sustainability project. Yanity speaks to the Stillaguamish view that language is a sacred gift that should be used to uplift others. He contrasts that view with the "mud-slinging" of modern politics. Visit www.nativeperspectives.net for complete transcript of interview.

EarthSayers David Hall, Ph.D.; Shawn Yanity

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