341) John Hausdoerffer: Re-embodying our roles as placelings
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What does it mean to understand our roles not as Earthlings but as “Placelings”? And as we deepen into the work of collective healing, what underlies the invitation to reframe the preservation of "wildness” into a re-establishment of “kinship”? John Hausdoerffer, Ph.D., is an author and teacher from Crested Butte, Colorado, where he serves as the Dean of the Clark School of Environment & Sustainability at Western Colorado University. John is the editor of What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? and of the book series, Kinship: Belonging in a World of Relations. The song featured in this episode is I Remember by The Awakening Orchestra. The episode artwork is by Nano Février. Green Dreamer is a community-supported podcast and multimedia journal exploring our paths to collective healing, biocultural revitalization, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, transcripts, and newsletter at GreenDreamer.com. Support the show: GreenDreamer.com/support
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