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Insightful conversations to connect and learn about the humanity in us by exploring culture, identity and art. Hosted by Northwest Public Broadcasting's Sueann Ramella.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Insightful conversations to connect and learn about the humanity in us by exploring culture, identity and art. Hosted by Northwest Public Broadcasting's Sueann Ramella.

    Tales Of A Weed Worker – With Botanist Rich Old

    Tales Of A Weed Worker – With Botanist Rich Old

    When you cross paths with a wild animal, oftentimes you notice it and recognize it by name. Can you do the same with plants? Rich Old can. He has a… Continue Reading Tales Of A Weed Worker – With Botanist Rich Old

    • 28 min
    You Inherited A House Full Of Stuff. What’s Next? – With Estate Services Owner Rich Old

    You Inherited A House Full Of Stuff. What’s Next? – With Estate Services Owner Rich Old

    Grieving the loss of a loved one is already hard enough. To make matters worse, many people have no idea where to begin when dealing with the material items left… Continue Reading You Inherited A House Full Of Stuff. What’s Next? – With Estate Services Owner Rich Old

    • 19 min
    Would You Sacrifice Humanity For A Chance At Divinity – With Author Zoe Hana Mikuta

    Would You Sacrifice Humanity For A Chance At Divinity – With Author Zoe Hana Mikuta

    Zoe Hana Mikuta is a young author of the YA science fiction novel “Gearbreakers” and its recent sequel “Godslayers”.  She started writing this series while still in high school, featuring… Continue Reading Would You Sacrifice Humanity For A Chance At Divinity – With Author Zoe Hana Mikuta

    • 18 min
    Navigating Rough Waters And Tough Conversations – With Outdoor Writer And Guide Emerald LaFortune

    Navigating Rough Waters And Tough Conversations – With Outdoor Writer And Guide Emerald LaFortune

    Emerald LaFortune grew up being lured into the wilderness by her parents who placed little pieces of candy in the middle of a hiking trail to guide her along. Now,… Continue Reading Navigating Rough Waters And Tough Conversations – With Outdoor Writer And Guide Emerald LaFortune

    • 40 min
    Seeing People As They Are, Not How They Look – With Inclusion & Disability Expert Sara Minkara

    Seeing People As They Are, Not How They Look – With Inclusion & Disability Expert Sara Minkara

    Sara Minkara lost her sight at the age of seven but gained a greater awareness of herself and the world around her. Because she can’t interact with labels from a… Continue Reading Seeing People As They Are, Not How They Look – With Inclusion & Disability Expert Sara Minkara

    • 24 min
    Is Your Brain Like A Computer? – With Retired Major General Sarah Zabel

    Is Your Brain Like A Computer? – With Retired Major General Sarah Zabel

    Sarah Zabel is a retired U.S. Air Force major general and former vice director of the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency. After witnessing one of her best friends experience a… Continue Reading Is Your Brain Like A Computer? – With Retired Major General Sarah Zabel

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

John's Lonely Podcast ,

Refreshing

Love the honesty and vulnerability of Sueann Ramella. She makes her guests feel so comfortable!

E to the Dub ,

Can’t wait for more!

The first episode gave me a lot to think about critically and is very important in the current political climate. I’m looking forward to more

CC WallaWalla ,

Insightful and Uplifting

Sueann asks the questions many of us have been contemplating. And then follows up with others- providing a down-to-earth perspective that helps listeners make sense of the complex issues that are impacting our daily lives.

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