#27 - Interview with Neil Patterson Jr.

Episode 27 October 06, 2019 01:47:02
#27 - Interview with Neil Patterson Jr.
NDN Science Show
#27 - Interview with Neil Patterson Jr.

Oct 06 2019 | 01:47:02

/

Hosted By

Loga Fixico Annie Sorrell

Show Notes

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 people.

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

The Ecology and History of Onondaga Laken (a talk by Neil at the Skä-noñh Center)

Northville-Placid Trail

Robert Griffing Painting

~

Like this show? Leave us a review here... 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.

Other Episodes

Episode 11

October 22, 2018 00:46:18
Episode Cover

#11 - Bringing Worldviews Together for Biocultural Restoration (live recording from AISES National Conference)

This is a special episode where Annie, Turtle, and their fellow grad-student Kaya DeerInWater come together for a "workshop" on the idea of bringing...

Listen

Episode 8

August 12, 2018 01:01:38
Episode Cover

#8 - Interview with Brett Stevenson

On today’s show, we have a conversation about his story. Brett has experienced some amazing things in his life and we only touch the...

Listen

Episode 36

October 31, 2021 01:32:01
Episode Cover

#36 - Halloween 2021

We're back! And we're beginning our brand new season with a fun Halloween episode. We share stories about the Deer Woman, go over the...

Listen