#4 - Interview with Judy Gobert

Episode 4 June 23, 2018 01:34:26
#4 - Interview with Judy Gobert
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Show Notes

On today’s episode, Annie’s traveling so I’m hosting the show solo. And one of the main ideas that we’ve talked about in our off-air conversations is the role of women in society and how there are a lot of women in science that have played massive roles in changes throughout history. We both feel like this is an important topic and who better to start things off than our moms. This time around, I interview my mom, [Judy Gobert](https://www.facebook.com/judy.gobert). She’s a biochemist, a microbiologist, an activist, a mom, and a grandmother. We talk about what inspired her to become a scientist and some of the projects she’s done; the challenges she’s faced growing up and the role her abusive stepfather played in the path she took; and we also talk about her outlook on Indigenous women, science, and where people can look for their own inspiration moving forward. Here are some of the important messages I got from this interview: - Judy’s love for science began with her love for math - Being an Indigenous woman is hard, but full of lessons - Change within a system is messy – get your degree and then work toward change - How listening to Creator guided her as a scientist - Indigenous knowledge systems have known things that Western knowledge systems are just beginning to recognize… Indigenous Science does not need validation from Western Science - Biocolonialism and the dangers of “science out of control” - The power of women - inclusiveness is an essential human value - The importance of language ~ Resources: [#MeToo](https://metoomvmt.org/) [American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)](http://www.aises.org/) [Indigenous People's Council on Biocolonialism](http://www.ipcb.org/) ~ [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://www.ndnscienceshow.wordpress.com) ~

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November 11, 2018 01:12:09
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#12 - Interview with Mikaela Montoya

For this episode, we took a section of the live-stream event we did at the AISES National Conference on October 6th and turned it into a podcast download. Mikaela Montoya was the first person brave enough to step up to the mic and b.s. with us for a while... and it turned out great! She had a lot of powerful messages to share and we're glad to help her share them. This conversation was a lot of fun and it was cool to meet another Native scientist hard at work in her own community. ~ Some of the main ideas we talked about: Honor the Past - Be the Future Leadership, Adaptability, Responsibility Inside-Out vs Outside-In Thinking Mikaela's 3 Tips for Being Indigenous in the Modern World What kind of medicine are you carrying with you? Thinking with your head and your heart ~ Links & Resources: [AISES National Conference](http://conference.aises.org/) [Original Instructions](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2828070-original-instructions) ~ [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! [NDN Science Show WordPress Page](http://ndnscienceshow.wordpress.com) ~ ...

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Episode 5

July 11, 2018 00:39:03
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#5 - Biocultural Restoration

Today’s episode is all about restoration… specifically, Biocultural Restoration and how this field of science brings different disciplines into a synthesized approach. This approach aims to restore and revitalize both ecosystems and the cultures that were originally responsible for them. We discuss everything from our experience with this field of study in our graduate program to definitions and paradigms that surround ecological restoration. We also go over some of the drawbacks to ecological restoration, how biocultural restoration addresses these drawbacks, and how all of this relates to bringing worldviews together and integrating knowledge systems. Some of the main ideas we talk about are: - It's important for everyone to have a seat at the table... this includes scientists, managers, and the community they're working with. - What’s missing from ecological restoration... an ongoing Cultural Context - Restoration Ecology Myths: Carbon Copy and Sysiphus Complex - Definitions of ecological, biocultural, and reciprocal restoration - The value of other worldviews and working together - Integrating different Ways of Knowing ~ Resources: [The Myths of Ecological Restoration (article)](http://www.researchgate.net/publication/279891961_The_Myths_of_Restoration_Ecology) [Restoration Ecology: The State of an Emerging Field (article)](http://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/c04d/efa922d0ff40c938564e663b6cd3aa5c5bd7.pdf) [Ecological Restoration (textbook)](http://www.amazon.com/Ecological-Restoration-Susan-M-Galatowitsch/dp/0878936076) [Tropical Ecological and Biocultural Restoration (article)](http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Daniel_Janzen2/publication/6070586_Tropical_Ecological_and_Biocultural_Restoration/links/564d068d08ae1ef9296a775f/Tropical-Ecological-and-Biocultural-Restoration.pdf) [Restoration and Reciprocity: The Contributions of Traditional Ecological Knowledge](http://www.researchgate.net/publication/226214585_Restoration_and_Reciprocity_The_Contributions_of_Traditional_Ecological_Knowledge) [Indigenous and Western Science Workshop at SUNY-ESF](http://www.twoways2know.blogspot.com/) [American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference](http://www.conference.aises.org/) ~ [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://www.ndnscienceshow.wordpress.com) ~ ...

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Episode 22

April 21, 2019 01:11:37
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#22 - Ethnobotany

Ethnobotany can be looked at in different ways. On one hand, it describes the people-plant relationships that Indigenous cultures have always relied on. And on the other, it can be seen as the discipline within science that studies these relationships, plant biology, and their stories. In this episode, we dive into definitions, some history, and we even talk about aliens a little bit. We also go over why we think this is an important topic and how we view plant relationships. Here are some of the main ideas we talk about: - Definitions of botany and ethnobotany - Differences between botany and ethnobotany - The history of ethnobotany - Our perspectives on plant relations - Seasonality and Gratitude ~ Links & Resources: [Cryptozoology](https://www.metaphysicsinstitute.org/program-info/specializations/cryptozoology) Merriam-Webster Definitions of [Botany](https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/botany) and [Ethnobotany](https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethnobotany) [Ethnobotany History](https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0738081X18300592?via%3Dihub) [Egyptian Ethnobotany Pregnancy Tests](https://history.nih.gov/exhibits/thinblueline/timeline.html) [Lavender and Xenoestrogens](https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/lavender-tea-tree-oils-may-cause-breast-growth-boys) [Hippocrates](https://www.iep.utm.edu/hippocra/), [Aldo Leopold](https://www.aldoleopold.org/about/aldo-leopold/), & [Native Pragmatism](http://blogs.harvard.edu/hltf/files/2011/02/Binder3.pdf) [Camas](https://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/cs_caqub2.pdf) and [Bitterroot](https://www.mtpr.org/post/field-notes-all-about-bitterroot-montanas-state-flower) [Witness to Injustice Blanket Exercise](https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=KzXdi_RDkjc) Support the show by rockin a shirt or a hoodie for the [Being Indigenous in the Modern World (#BIMW) Merchandise Campaign](http://www.bonfire.com/ndnscienceshow). ~ [Like this show? Leave us a review on iTunes](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-ndn-science-show/id1377936061?mt=2)... even one word or one sentence helps! And if you leave your Twitter handle we'll be sure to thank you personally! [NDN Science Show WordPress Page](http://ndnscienceshow.wordpress.com) ~ ...

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