Green Dreamer: Sustainability From Ideas To Life With Eco Pioneers, Revolutionary Thinkers, Leading Creatives

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If you're an eco creative, visionary, or entrepreneur SO passionate about sustainability that you're eager to do what you can not only in your personal life, but also with your passion projects dedicated to helping our planet thrive, Green Dreamer Podcast with Kaméa Chayne was created for YOU!UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador & actor-entrepreneur Adrian Grenier, Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, Orsola de Castro of Fashion Revolution, and Nikki Silvestri of Soil and Shadow, named one of The Root 100 Most Influential African Americans, are just a few eco pioneers, revolutionary thinkers, and leading creatives you can look forward to hearing as honored guests.How can we leverage the power of social and digital media to strengthen the movement? How can we use creative communication, scalable eco ventures, and innovative thinking to help push the needle forward? And what do we need to turn our awareness of larger-than-life, deep-rooted issues into meaningful action, and accelerate towards sustainability in this time of need? This is just the tip of the iceberg of what we dive into in the conversations, while ALWAYS concluding with baby actions we can take today, bite-sized takeaways, and elements of hope we can hold onto.If this sounds like your jam, hit SUBSCRIBE and together, let's learn what it takes to elevate sustainability, bring our eco ideas to life, and THRIVE - in every sense of the word. Thanks for bringing your light!

Episodes

  • 317) Dr. Bayo Akomolafe: Slowing down and surrendering human supremacy

    20/07/2021 Duration: 43min

    What does it mean that we have a crisis in form—that our problems go deeper than the visible systems we often attribute them to? What might we gain from surrendering human control and centrality, slowing down even as we feel increasing urgency to address social injustice and climate change? In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe. Rooted with the Yoruba people in a more-than-human world, Bayo is the father to Alethea and Kyah, the grateful life-partner to Ije, son and brother. A widely celebrated international speaker, posthumanist thinker, poet, teacher, public intellectual, essayist, and author of two books, These Wilds Beyond our Fences: Letters to My Daughter on Humanity’s Search for Home and We Will Tell our Own Story: The Lions of Africa Speak, Bayo Akomolafe is the Chief Curator of The Emergence Network and host of the online postactivist course, ‘We Will dance with Mountains’. The musical offering in this episode is I'm Not a Mountain by Sarah Kinsley.   Help us reach our Patreon goal: Pat

  • 316) Gabriel Kram: Healing with the art and science of connection

    13/07/2021 Duration: 49min

    How does the dominant western society privilege certain ways of knowing over others—that may be critical to guiding our path to collective healing? How might we better understand the role of “safety” through the lens of connection phenomenology? In this episode, we're joined by Gabriel Kram, a connection phenomenologist, the Convener of the Restorative Practices Alliance, and the Co-Founder of the Academy of Applied Social Medicine. Gabriel is also the author of the book, Restorative Practices of Wellbeing. The musical offering in this episode is Coming Home by Annalie Wilson.   Help us reach our Patreon goal: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer is a community-supported podcast and multimedia journal exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, transcripts, and newsletter at GreenDreamer.com. *The values, views, and opinions of our diverse guests do not necessarily reflect those of Green Dreamer. Our episodes are minimally

  • 315) Karen Piper: Rethinking colonial water architecture in the face of ‘scarcity’

    06/07/2021 Duration: 37min

    How has modern water architecture changed our relationship with water? What are some success stories of resilience from communities pushing back against those attempting to privatize and monopolize control over water? In this episode, we speak with Karen Piper, the author of Cartographic Fictions, Left in the Dust, The Price of Thirst, and a memoir called A Girl's Guide to Missiles. Her interests are water architecture, climate change, weapons development history, creative nonfiction, and world literature. She currently teaches in the English department at the University of Missouri. The musical offering in this episode is Where We Belong by Inanna.   Help us reach our Patreon goal: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer is a community-supported podcast and multimedia journal exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, transcripts, and newsletter at GreenDreamer.com. *The values, views, and opinions of our diverse guests do

  • REFLECT | Stephen Pyne: Reckoning with the cost of unbounded burning in the age of fire

    29/06/2021 Duration: 42min

    What is the Pyrocene, and why do we need to tell a new narrative around fire? How did colonial forms of conservation disrupt Indigenous cultural burning practices, increasing the likelihood of eruptive, destructive fires today? In light of wildfire season beginning again on the west coast of Turtle Island, we are resharing this pertinent conversation (ep281) with fire historian Stephen Pyne. About Stephen Pyne Stephen Pyne is an emeritus professor at Arizona State University and mostly a fire historian, who has written fire histories for America, Australia, Canada, and Europe (including Russia). The recently published Still-Burning Bush updates his fire survey of Australia. The song featured in this episode is Only the Truth by Johanna Warren.   Help us reach our Patreon goal: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer is a community-supported podcast and multimedia journal exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, transcripts

  • 314) Dr. Mark Rifkin: Queering temporality and moving beyond settler time

    22/06/2021 Duration: 40min

    What is “settler time” and what does it mean to queer temporality? How might an expansion of who we include as family and kin help us to reimagine alternative ways of governance—beyond it taking the form of something outside and on top of, rooted in domination and control, and upholding the constructed boundaries between “the private” and “the public”? Dr. Mark Rifkin is a professor of English and Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies at UNC Greensboro. He's served as president of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, and he's the author of seven books, including Beyond Settler Time and Speaking for the People: Native Writing and the Question of Political Form (Sept, 2021). The musical offering in this episode is Change by Inanna.   Help us reach our Patreon goal: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer is a community-supported podcast and multimedia journal exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, transcr

  • 313) Daniel Lim: Building liberatory cultures and regenerative wealth

    15/06/2021 Duration: 44min

    What are some of the distinctive qualities of supremacist cultures—as opposed to liberatory ones? And if liberatory cultures do not have an inherent interest in dominating and overpowering, would it have what it takes to overtake power-hungry supremacist societies? Daniel Lim is a queer, Chinese-Burmese social change maker. He founded Daniel Lim Consulting, a social justice consulting firm that supports organizations to build regenerative and liberatory cultures. His practice is informed by the wisdom of living systems and teachings of Black liberation and Indigenous sovereignty movements. Daniel’s calling in life is to advance collective liberation and heal humanity’s relationship to the living world. The musical offering in this episode is Spider by Gian Slater.   Help us reach our Patreon goal: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer is a community-supported podcast and multimedia journal exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our sh

  • 312) Brian Yazzie: Supporting tribal communities through Indigenous foods

    08/06/2021 Duration: 39min

    How can non-Native peoples engage with Indigenous cuisines in ways that are rooted in reciprocity and respect? How can people connect with and help to revitalize Native ingredients and foodways? Brian Yazzie, also known as Yazzie the Chef (Diné/Navajo), is from Dennehotso, Arizona, and based out of Saint Paul, MN. Yazzie has a degree of Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Culinary Arts from Saint Paul College 2016. He is a summer resident chef at Dream of Wild Health farm, a delegate of Slow Food Turtle Island Association, and a team member at I-Collective: a collective of cooks, chefs, seed keepers, farmers, foragers, and scholars, focused on bringing awareness to the cultural appropriations of Indigenous foods of the Americas. Yazzie’s mission is specifically working with and for the betterment of tribal communities, wellness, and health through Indigenous foods. He travels internationally and is available for catering, private dinners, pop-up dinners, chef demos & cooking classes, collaborations, and

  • 311) Candace Fujikane: Mapping for abundance against cartographies of capital

    01/06/2021 Duration: 53min

    How is mapping for abundance an act of defiance against cartographies of capital and commodification? How might shifting away from a worldview of scarcity to one of abundance manifest greater societal, cultural, and systemic transformations? In this episode, we welcome Candace Fujikane, co-editor of a special issue of Amerasia Journal, Whose Vision? Asian Settler Colonialism in Hawaiʻi (2000) and Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaiʻi (2008). She is a Japanese settler aloha ʻāina, standing for lands and waters in Hawaiʻi by mapping the moʻolelo of places and mobilizing the ancestral knowledges encoded in the moʻolelo to protect those places. Candace's most recent book is Mapping Abundance for a Planetary Future (2021). The song featured in this episode is Spider by Gian Slater.   Help us reach our Patreon goal: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer is a community-supported podcast and multimedia journal exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological

  • 310) Jamie Lorimer: Rewilding bodies and ecologies for a probiotic planet

    25/05/2021 Duration: 42min

    What does it mean to shift our ways of addressing ecological imbalances and diseases from antibiotic to probiotic? How are large-scale rewilding projects in the west related to biodiversity loss and land conversion in the ‘developing’ countries where food production is increasingly outsourced to? In this episode, we welcome Jamie Lorimer, a Professor of Environmental Geography at the University of Oxford. His research explores the cultures and politics of wildlife conservation, and he is the author of two books: Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature and The Probiotic Planet: Using Life to Manage Life. The song featured in this episode is Butterfly and the Honeybee by Jake Gauntlett.   Help us reach our Patreon goal: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer is a community-supported podcast and multimedia journal exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, transcripts, and newsletter at GreenDreamer.com. *The v

  • 309) Manpreet Kalra: Deconstructing saviorism from heropreneurship and voluntourism

    18/05/2021 Duration: 56min

    What harms do saviorist narratives perpetuate through voluntourism and heropreneurship—when they hold the intentions of doing good? How does the dichotomy of the Global North and Global South reinforce certain ideologies around societal progress? In this episode, we welcome Manpreet Kaur Kalra, a social impact advisor, educator, and activist working to decolonize storytelling. She navigates the intersection of impact communication and sustainable global development. She educates using a variety of mediums, including the Art of Citizenry Podcast, where she shares her nuanced and unfiltered insights on building a more just and equitable future. The song featured in this episode is There is Still Time by Laura Palicka.   Support our show: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne is a podcast exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, transcripts, and newsletter on our website: www.greendreamer.com *The values,

  • 308) Dr. Suzanne Simard: Honoring the wisdom of mother trees and old-growth forests

    11/05/2021 Duration: 44min

    What does it mean for the world of conservation to see forest ecosystems as complex, sentient, and intelligent? How have the reductive tools of Western science been limiting in our abilities to fully understand the relationships within forests—as well as our human relationships with them? In this episode, we are honored to welcome Suzanne Simard Ph.D. Dr. Simard was born in the Monashee Mountains of British Columbia and educated at the University of British Columbia and Oregon State University. She is a Professor of Forest Ecology at the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Forestry, and her research has demonstrated that complex, symbiotic networks in our forests mimic our own neural and social networks. Dr. Simard has thirty years of experience studying the forests of Canada and is the author of Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest. Song featured in this episode: The Fading by Joan Shelley Support our independent show: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne

  • 307) Nishanth Chopra: Reviving seed-to-sew fashion systems based in community

    04/05/2021 Duration: 31min

    What are regenerative, seed-to-sow fashion systems? And what should we know about India's ongoing, historic farmer protests—and how it disproportionately impacts those most influenced by the Green Revolution? In this episode, we welcome Nishanth Chopra, the visionary behind Oshadi Collective, which is rebuilding regenerative, artisanal fashion and textiles system. They value the Earth, nurture the soil, and respect their community of farmers, spinners, dyers, weavers, makers, and designers first and foremost. They aim to give back more than they take and to produce the finest organic clothing and textiles using ancient cotton farming techniques.   Song featured in this episode: Butterfly and the Honeybee by Jake Gauntlett Support our independent platform: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne is a podcast exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, additional resources, and newsletter on our website: www.

  • 306) Jon Jandai: Unraveling dominant ideas of success to realign with true abundance

    27/04/2021 Duration: 39min

    What can the pandemic teach us about the true meaning of ‘security’? Why must we challenge the dominant culture's ideas of wealth and success—in order to realize true abundance? In this episode, we welcome Jon Jandai foremost a farmer and secondly a widely-known earthen builder in Thailand. Jo is from Yasothorn Province and has been farming all his life. He began building earthen homes on his family farm in 1997, and started doing workshops on earthen building in 2002, initially traveling the country to voluntarily educate farmers’/villager groups, NGOs, and more. By doing so, he helped to create what is now a widespread earthen building movement in Thailand. Jo co-founded Pun Pun Center for Self-Reliance in July 2003 and is most interested in preserving our heritage through seeds.   Musical offering: There is Still Time by Laura Palicka Support our independent podcast: Patreon.com/GreenDreamer Green Dreamer is a podcast exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance an

  • 305) Max Wilbert & Lierre Keith: How the green movement lost its way and remembering our roles as caretakers of Earth

    20/04/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    What if neither the Green New Deal nor the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals will help us address ecological breakdown? Why do frontline Earth activists say that the green movement has lost its way? In this episode, we're joined by Max Wilbert and Lierre Keith, co-authors of Bright Green Lies: How the Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It.   Song featured in this episode: The Fading by Joan Shelley Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne is a podcast exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, additional resources, and newsletter on our website: www.greendreamer.com Support us on Patreon: www.Patreon.com/GreenDreamer

  • 304) Luea Ritter: Recreating regenerative patterns as ancestors of the future

    13/04/2021 Duration: 50min

    What does it mean to practice ‘systems sensing’ and lean into our different ways of knowing? How do we slow down in the urgency of the climate crisis to recreate new patterns of being for the future? In this episode, we welcome Luea Ritter, a process steward, action researcher, and co-founder of Collective Transitions, an action-learning and research organization dedicated to building shared capacity for fostering and maintaining transformational shifts. Her work weaves societal change processes, trauma and healing work, leadership, and earth-based wisdom traditions to cultivate individual and collective capacities. She has developed a high sensitivity for context-based cultural and social dynamics through a diverse medley of work fields.   Song featured: Prove Me Wrong by Luna Bec Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne is a podcast exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, additional resources, and newsletter on our website: www

  • 303) Steve DeRoy: Deepening geospatial knowledge through Indigenous mapping

    06/04/2021 Duration: 35min

    What is the relationship between cartography and power? How are high-tech map-making tools being utilized to support Indigenous sovereignty and community rights? In this episode, we welcome Steve, an award-winning cartographer from the buffalo clan, who is Anishinaabe/Saulteaux and a member of the Ebb and Flow First Nation from Manitoba. He is the co-founder, director, and past president of the Firelight Group. Steve founded the annual Indigenous Mapping Workshop.   Song featured in this episode: Come Over Tonight by Luna Bec Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne is a podcast exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, additional resources, and newsletter on our website: www.greendreamer.com Support our independent show: www.patreon.com/greendreamer

  • 302) John Clark: Dreaming of liberation and a world beyond domination

    30/03/2021 Duration: 49min

    How might we reimagine education and the primary purposes it serves? What is the significance of having a regenerative revolution? In this episode, we welcome John Clark, an eco-communitarian anarchist writer, activist, and educator who lives and works in New Orleans—where his family has been for twelve generations. His most recent book is 'Between Earth and Empire: From the Necrocene to the Beloved Community.' In 2013, John founded La Terre Institute for Community and Ecology with the goals of promoting social and ecological regeneration, creating a cooperative, non-dominating Earth community, and preventing regional and global ecological collapse.   Song featured in this episode: Prove Me Wrong by Luna Bec Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne is a podcast exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, additional resources, and newsletter on our website: www.greendreamer.com Support our independent show: www.patreon.com/greendreame

  • 301) Stephanie Rutherford: Illuminating how power shapes our relationships with nature

    26/03/2021 Duration: 37min

    What is green governmentality? How might the commodification of nature experiences limit our ways of relating to Earth? In this episode, we're joined by Stephanie Rutherford Ph.D., an associate professor at the Trent University School of the Environment. Stephanie's work is interdisciplinary, focusing on the intersections among the environmental, humanities, animal studies, and environmental politics. She's also the author or coeditor of three books that consider these themes with a new book forthcoming on Wolves, settler colonialism, and bio politics in Canada. Song featured: Come Over Tonight by Luna Bec Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne is a podcast exploring our paths to collective healing, ecological regeneration, and true abundance and wellness for all. Find our show notes, additional resources, and newsletter on our website: www.greendreamer.com Support our independent show: www.patreon.com/greendreamer

  • 300) Kailea Frederick & Kate Weiner: Inspiring cultural shifts through heart-centered storytelling

    23/02/2021 Duration: 41min

    *We need your support to continue the show! If you've listened to more than a few episodes and have learned from our work, please join our Patreon today: www.greendreamer.com/support   About Kate Weiner: Kate Weiner is the Creative Director of Loam as well as a 2015 Brower Youth Award winner, a 2017 recipient of the John Goddard Prize for Environmental Conservancy, and a 2018 Spiritual Ecology Fellow. Kate was a beneficiary of the Boulder Arts Commission Professional Development Grant and is currently organizing an Artist-Activist-in-Residency at BPL.   About Kailea Frederick: Kailea Frederick is a mother of Tahltan, Kaska and Black American ancestry. She is a graduate of the International Youth Initiative Program and a Spiritual Ecology and Boards & Commissions Leadership Fellow. She has served twice as a youth delegate to the United Nations Climate Change conferences. Currently, Kailea is the Editor for Loam and the Vice - Chair of the Petaluma Climate Action Commission. You can reach her through EarthI

  • 299) Daisee Francour: Indigenizing philanthropy to restore reciprocity and relational gifting

    19/02/2021 Duration: 43min

    *We need your support to continue the show! If you've listened to more than a few episodes and have learned from our work, please join our Patreon today: www.greendreamer.com/support   About Daisee Francour: Daisee Francour (Oneida), Director of Strategic Partnerships and Communications, comes to Cultural Survival with over a decade of experience working in philanthropy, at non-profit organizations, in grassroots organizing, and as a direct service provider in education, mental health, corrections, serving Indigenous Peoples with disabilities/special needs, domestic violence victims, the homeless, and formerly incarcerated inmates. Her experience has deepened her advocacy and movement-building work as a radical woman in philanthropy. As a former program officer at the Christensen Fund, she managed the San Francisco Bay Area program and supported her colleagues with other global regional programs at the fund. Later, she transitioned into consulting as a strategist, resource mobilizer, organizational developmen

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