46 min

Episode 4: Groundation Foundation Medicine Cypher

    • Health & Fitness

Welcome to Episode 4 of Medicine Cypher where we interview our incredible friend and mentor Michele Elizabeth Lee, author of "Working the Roots: Over 400 Years of Traditional African-American Healing". A native of Oakland, Michele was raised in a family of traditional healers from the South. She's worked for over 30 years in the integrated arts field as an artist, curator, administrator, educator, and writer. She currently lives and works in Oakland, where she teaches art in a public school.

In this episode
Black Folk Medicine
Being on your hustle
Preventative healthcare
Oral traditions, treasures of stories
Chalk & clay as medicinal detox
Herbs for survival
Cod liver oil as a superfood
Growing up in the art world
Artist residencies in indigenous communities
Pushing the visual dialogue
Queen Quet, Gullah nation
Earth systems update
We are immortal
1750- connections of pre industrial period when CO2 began rising
Bearing witness to change
Global warming & environmental degradation
Adaptogenic herbs and plants for daily flushing, detox, fortification and resilient health

Featured Plant Ally: Castor (Rinicus Communis)

Resources and Links:
workingtheroots.blogspot.com
hannahmayree.com
blackbanjoreclamationproject.org
queenquet.com

Music:
all music in this episode by Hannah Mayree

Shout Outs:
Michele E. Lee
George Peterson Jr.

Welcome to Episode 4 of Medicine Cypher where we interview our incredible friend and mentor Michele Elizabeth Lee, author of "Working the Roots: Over 400 Years of Traditional African-American Healing". A native of Oakland, Michele was raised in a family of traditional healers from the South. She's worked for over 30 years in the integrated arts field as an artist, curator, administrator, educator, and writer. She currently lives and works in Oakland, where she teaches art in a public school.

In this episode
Black Folk Medicine
Being on your hustle
Preventative healthcare
Oral traditions, treasures of stories
Chalk & clay as medicinal detox
Herbs for survival
Cod liver oil as a superfood
Growing up in the art world
Artist residencies in indigenous communities
Pushing the visual dialogue
Queen Quet, Gullah nation
Earth systems update
We are immortal
1750- connections of pre industrial period when CO2 began rising
Bearing witness to change
Global warming & environmental degradation
Adaptogenic herbs and plants for daily flushing, detox, fortification and resilient health

Featured Plant Ally: Castor (Rinicus Communis)

Resources and Links:
workingtheroots.blogspot.com
hannahmayree.com
blackbanjoreclamationproject.org
queenquet.com

Music:
all music in this episode by Hannah Mayree

Shout Outs:
Michele E. Lee
George Peterson Jr.

46 min

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