NDN Science Show

#27 - Interview with Neil Patterson Jr.

#27
NDN Science Show
#27 - Interview with Neil Patterson Jr.
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Today we had Neil Patterson Jr. on the show. Although Annie wasn't able to be there, it was a lot of fun and we're glad to be able to highlight Neil and his story. He's done all sorts of things and has experienced a lot in his life. He went from only wanting to hunt and fish to teaching about Indigenous issues and traditional ecological knowledge in a university setting. Neil's had quite the journey and continues to contribute to academia, to science, and to a vision for better futures for all peoples. Here are some of the ideas we talk about: - Neil's love for the outdoors and damming streams as a kid - How he found his way to college and the role of family encouragement - The differences between technologies and their effects on people - His adventures toward becoming a teacher and mentor - The challenges inherent in multiculturalism - Some of the biggest/hardest realizations that led to learning ~ Links and Resources: [National Film Board of Canada](https://www.nfb.ca/) [The Ecology and History of Onondaga Laken](https://vimeo.com/180121509) (a talk by Neil at the Skä-noñh Center) [Northville-Placid Trail](https://www.cnyhiking.com/Northville-PlacidTrail.htm) [Robert Griffing Painting](https://lordnelsons.com/gallery/frontier/griffing/48.htm) ~ [Like this show? Leave us a review here](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-ndn-science-show/id1377936061?mt=2)... even one sentence helps! And if you leave your Twitter handle we'll be sure to thank you personally! You can also [Support the Show on PayPal](https://www.paypal.me/ndnscienceshow) [NDN Science Show WordPress Page](http://ndnscienceshow.wordpress.com) ~
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