WINGS #02-21 Maternal Gift Stories
on Mothering, Activism, and Care
Uploaded: 26 Apr, 2021
Recording Date: 26 Apr, 2021
Recording Location: San Francisco USA, Mali, Austin Texas, and Denman Island BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #02-21 Maternal Gift Stories
Description: On April 24th, 2021, two well known activists came together online to tell stories from their lives about the gift economy - a source of survival value outside the world's economic calculus. Their dialogue was streamed in the series "Maternal Gift Economy Breaking Through" (to be found at https://www.maternalgifteconomymovement.org/previous-salons/ )
Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Medea Benjamin is from the United States. She co-founded both the women-led peace group CODEPINK and the human rights group Global Exchange. She has authored ten books, among them "Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control." Coumba Toure is from both Mali and Senegal. A member of the African Feminist Forum, she chairs the board of Trust Africa and co-coordinates Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity. She's an artist and storyteller, and designs popular education programs.
Credits: Original video recorded and edited by Diane Weidenkopf for Maternal Gift Economy Rising; selection and adaptation for WINGS by Frieda Werden. Series convenor, Genevieve Vaughan; series host, Letecia Layson.
Regional > AfricaType: Weekly Program
Arts and Culture
Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Regional > United States
Politics > First Nations
Society and Culture > Women
|Comments: Excerpt from the series "Maternal Gift Economy Breaking Through" featuring Coumba Toure and Medea Benjamin - source https://www.maternalgifteconomymovement.org/