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Intimate conversations with authors, visionaries and innovators speaking about our connection and partnership with the living Earth.

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    • 4.7 • 50 Ratings

Intimate conversations with authors, visionaries and innovators speaking about our connection and partnership with the living Earth.

    For Joanna

    For Joanna

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    • 9 min


    Joanna Harcourt-Smith is invited to speak at an IndigenousWays virtual event, an indigenous women-led nonprofit based in Northern New Mexico, co-founded by Tash Terry and Elena Higgins.

    “IndigenousWays promotes living in balance for diverse communities through music, arts, outreach and events. Our vision is to reach Indigenous & LGBTQIA2+ communities through outreach with music, the arts, and indigenous wisdom that creates and enhances survival and sustainability. Our values are expressed in the Diné (Navajo) concept, “Hozho”, which means the Beauty Way of life.”

    • 47 min
    Making America Sacred Again

    Making America Sacred Again

    Glenn Aparicio Parry speaks with Joanna about: American ideals were founded upon Native American values; a medicine tale about chaos; a quick shift of collective consciousness; the revealing of the American shadow; unity and the choice before us; addressing the wound in the American psyche; we need a form of politics that includes Nature; tuning to the Spirit of the land; these times, a reappraisal of the sixties in a higher level.

    • 1 hr
    Homegrown National Park

    Homegrown National Park

    Doug Tallamy speaks with Joanna about : A new approach to ecological conservation; “Homegrown National Park”; the demonization of Nature; insects, the little things that run the world; the vital role of wildlife for our health; Aldo Leopold and the land ethic; the impossibility of perpetual economic growth in a finite planet; “Native Plant Finder”, finding the plants that support your local ecosystem; any war against Nature is a war against ourselves; the monarch butterfly; things you can do to stop the insect decline; creating landscapes that sequester carbon and manage our watersheds; collaborating with the resilience of Nature; you are Nature’s best hope.

    • 52 min
    The Fluidity of Reality

    The Fluidity of Reality

    Richard Grossinger speaks with Joanna about: there are ranges of knowledge that cannot be included in science; the politicization and ideologization of science, experience and spiritual freedom; physical reality and conscious reality simultaneously create each other; the fluidity of reality; “the ecological problem is a problem of consciousness”; deeper than trauma; doing the work to match the Mystery; the magnifying glass of this crisis; the archetypal element of the DNA; the spiraling of all the dimensions together; alchemy is coming back into the language of climate change.

    • 57 min
    Becoming a True Human Being

    Becoming a True Human Being

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    In this week’s episode psychiatrist and integrative physician David Kopacz speaks with Joanna about: Encouraging children to plant green living things; dancing with the trees; the dormant seed inside oneself; walking the medicine wheel; becoming a true human being; we are medicine bags; being and vibration; the cycle of rejuvenation; separation is illness, healing is coming back together; the archetypal template of spiritual democracy; the Refounding Mothers of Democracy; coming home to peace.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings

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I’ve been opening up to new perspectives and finding new thought leaders by listening to Future Primitive podcasts for over 2 years now! Joanna is a fantastic interviewer and the audio & content quality is top notch! I am always excited to see a new episode is available and know I’ll be expanded by connecting to the FP community. Thanks for showing up & providing the opportunity to learn and grow <3

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Refreshing and provoking. Thank you so much for your work!

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"Listening to the Plants" review

This podcast was especially gripping and inspiring. Thank you!

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