In today’s radically shifting world, the name of the game is resilience – the capacity of both human and ecological systems to absorb disturbance, roll with the punches and come up standing. Resilience arises from building community – enduring relationships and networks that hold cultural memory in the same way seeds regenerate a forest after a fire.
Indigenous leaders Ilarion “Larry” Merculieff and Guadalupe Avila come from old-growth cultures that have sustained community over centuries and millennia.
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