Fire and Water

FIRE AND WATER This article was written by Redbird Willie, a member of the WE Immersion Teaching Team.   First and foremost, in these times of catastrophic fire, we grieve the losses that come as a result of our action/inaction in our continuing long time relationships with fire and water in California. Our California ecosystem is […]

Collapsing Into the Future’s Arms

COLLAPSING INTO THE FUTURE’S ARMS IDEOLOGICAL MIGRATIONAND THE WORK OF WEAVING EARTH This feature article, written by Associate Director Sam Edmondson, was published in the beautiful Summer 2020 issue of Loam Magazine — titled Weaving New Worlds — which features contributions from many authors, including our friends/collaborators at Queer Nature and Justine Epstein, a member of our Executive Board. While […]

What’s Needed In 2017?

Hello friends of Weaving Earth! As the New Year approaches, we’re writing to express our deep gratitude for your support over the past year. As is often the case, our year has been full of strong connections, late nights around the fire, many mysteries on the landscape, and lots of good learning and growth. And […]

Bioneers Report: What Better Time To Be Born Than Now?

To say that environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez (pronounced Shu-TEZ-caht) knows how to work a crowd is like saying the San Francisco Giants know how to play baseball. Martinez isn’t just good—he’s masterful. And he’s 14. “They say this generation has a future,” evangelized Martinez during his electrifying plenary address at the 25th annual Bioneers Conference. […]

Howling For The Wilderness Within

Note from Sam: The following is a feature story I wrote for Earthjustice over the summer of 2014. It appeared in their quarterly magazine and online. It is reprinted here with their permission. All photos were taken by me for Earthjustice, unless otherwise noted. Photo: Melodie Kauff for Earthjustice. As the Wilderness Act turns 50, […]

Relational Learning: Education in a Time of Great Turning

Written By Will Scott and Sam Edmondson We live in interesting times. On one hand, we find ourselves in the midst of a global ecological crisis. Climate change—brought on by human actions—is leading to environmental shifts that are unprecedented in their speed. On the other hand, radical developments across diverse disciplines—science, the arts, global networking, […]

Building Bridges With Bioneers

“Is climate change happening to us or for us?” The question hit me like smelling salts. I wrote furiously in its wake, careful to record Paul Hawken’s words exactly as he spoke them. Could humanity’s greatest challenge really be a good thing? Hawken seemed to say that climate change is an opportunity for humans to […]