The End of the Gender Wars

The End of the Gender Wars

Stuart Sovatsky, PhD received the only US Federal grant (1976) to bring yoga and Sanskrit chanting to incarcerated youth, was first in the US to introduce yoga (1978) to the homeless mentally-ill; convened the first International Prison Yoga Conference and is initiating co-convener of the forty-country World Congress on Psychology and Spirituality, 2008, in Delhi, India, with Robert Thurman, Stan Grof and BKS Iyengar. He has authored numerous books and poetic...

The True Spirit of Alaska

Dorothy Shockley is a Legislative Aide to Senator Albert M. Kookish of Alaska. She is a Native Alaskan and talks about the “True Spirit of Alaska” and the life of First People in rural Alaska. http://media.libsyn.com/media/futureprimitive/Shockley080930.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe:...

Remembering the Ancestors

Martin Prechtel is a thinker, writer and teacher whose work, both written and oral, hopes to promote the subtlety, irony and pre-modern vitality hidden in any living language. As a half blood Native American with a Pueblo Indian upbringing, his life took him from New Mexico to the village of Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala where he became a full village member of the Tzutujil Mayan population, and eventually served as a principal, responsible for instructing the young...

Conservation of the Altai Mountains

Slava Trigubovich is a Russian conservation biologist and the co-founder of the Altai Foundation of Russia, a non-profit organization devoted to protecting the natural and cultural heritage of the Altai Mountains, and to supporting initiatives that sustain, enhance, or expand Russia’s network of nature reserves or “zapovedniks.” He was previously headed the Siberian Interregional Center Zapovedniki (SICZ). * This is the first part of an interview...

Indigenous Peoples Rights, Youth and a Balanced World

Evon Peter is the National Director of Native Movement Alaska and former Chief of the Neetsaii Gwich’in from Arctic Village in northeastern Alaska. He has served as the Co-Chair of the Gwich’in Council International and on the Executive Board of the Alaska Inter-Tribal Council. Evon is an advocate of Indigenous Peoples rights, youth, and a balanced world. His experience includes work within the United Nations and Arctic Council forum representing Indigenous and...

The Mountain Teaches the Healing

Antero Alli is a writer, performer and filmmaker. In 1977 he began developing a paratheatre medium combining techniques of physical theatre, dance and Zazen meditation for accessing the internal landscape; he is founder/director of ParaTheatrical ReSearch. Since 1993 Antero has been writing and directing his own feature-length art films, several of which have received high critical praise at prestigious filmthreat.com. He is also a practicing astrologer and the...