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WINGS #28-16 Bring Back Bison

Lierre Keith on Deep Green Resistance and anti-patriarchy


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Length: 0:28:46
Uploaded: 31 Oct, 2016

Recording Date: 31 Oct, 2016
Recording Location: Vancouver, Denman Island
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
WINGS #28-16 Bring Back the Bison by Meghan Murphy and WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Program Title: WINGS #28-16 Bring Back Bison
Description: Bringing back bison - like the ones seen at Standing Rock recently - and the prairie grasslands that sustain them - could sequester massive amounts of carbon and restore functional habitat for many other species, says Lierre Keith. A former vegan, she now sees herself as a being like other creatures part of the cycle of life and death, choosing to eat foods that contribute to building topsoil.

Host(s): Meghan Murphy
Featured Speakers/Guests: Lierre Keith is a writer, radical feminist, food activist and environmentalist. Her book The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability, targets agricultural monocropping and patriarchy as two of the most destructive and unsustainable forces of "civilization."

Credits: Interview by Meghan Murphy, adapted for WINGS by Frieda Werden. Photo credit: Independence Party of Minnesota.

Comments: An earlier version of this interview appeared as a 2-part series in 2012.

Environment > Climate Change
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Spirituality and Religion
Regional > United States
Science and Technology > Earth Sciences
Environment > Biodiversity
Environment > Agriculture
Regional > Canada
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Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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