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Indigenous-led Permaculture Movement Brings Resilience And Food Sovereignty to Pine Ridge Reservation

The prairie lands of Pine Ridge Reservation, home to the Oglala Sioux in South Dakota, are storied with resistance and resilience to colonialism, both past and present. Recently, community members are channeling their ancestral knowledge of the land to address food sovereignty, housing and poverty on the reservation. Community members founded Oglala Lakota Cultural Economic […]

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#RegenerativeMovement – Share Your Story Today.

This summer, Come to Life is sharing stories about urban farmers and their amazing work with earth and community care. Over the month of July, Guayaki Yerba Mate is putting on an event series across New York City. In support of the series, Come To Life is seeking to highlight the voices and work of […]

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Fish First

Take a minute to picture what 50 million salmon returning to spawn would look like, sound like, feel like. This is the experience of those living in Bristol Bay, Alaska, where salmon, people and culture have found a harmony with global implications. You see, Bristol Bay supplies nearly half of the world’s sockeye salmon and […]

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Celebrating Wild Salmon in Bristol Bay

I’ve lived my whole life on the west coast of North America. It wasn’t until about 6 years ago, when I first traveled outside the reaches of Vancouver, that I realized what wild salmon meant to coastal communities. All over the coast you’ll find thousands of people, Indigenous and settler folk, whose lives are tied […]

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Sea To Seed Episode 3 | Our Youth, Our Elders

In the third and final episode of Sea To Seed series we explore how community thrives when our youth and elders are held with the respect and love of the community as a whole. “To bring people together from all generations is the safest, most empowering, most assured way of creating harmony. The elders are […]

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OUR LAND IS HOME – THE TINY HOUSE WARRIORS BUILD A MOVEMENT

It’s friday night in Vancouver and the Rickshaw Theatre is packed with people lining up to have freshly screen-printed patches sewn on their clothing. The artwork is the new album cover for Tiny House Warriors Vol #1  by young Native American artist Jackie Fawn who has made iconic images in support of Indigenous Sovereignty, most […]

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