60 minutes | Mar 28th 2017

Health and Politics of Indigenous Traditional Medicines w/ Dr. Jus Crea

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This week on Love (and Revolution) Radio, we speak with Dr. Jus Crea, a member of the Penobscot tribe, ethnobotanist, and Naturopathic physician, about traditional Indigenous medicines, ways of life, and culture. She discusses history, challenges to maintaining practices, and how politics influences the ability of native peoples to maintain their cultural traditions. Dr. Jus Crea also offers reflections on why these issues matter to everyone - regardless of background - at this critical time on planet Earth. Sign up for our weekly email: http://www.riverasun.com/love-and-revolution-radio/ About Our Guest: Dr. Jus Crea (Penobscot) is an ethnobotanist and Naturopathic physician. Currently, Dr. Jus Crea maintains a complete apothecary at her Naturopathic medical clinic where she treats people of all ages holistically. Related Links: Dr. Jus Crea www.nativerootmedicine.com Naturopathic Medicine www.naturopathicmedicaldoc.com Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org United Plant Savers www.unitedplantsavers.org Supermarket of the Swamp Rosemary Gladstar & Native Plants https://www.sagemountain.com/ Love (and Revolution) Radio Show w/ Larry Spotted Crow Mann https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/occupyradio/episodes/2016-11-22T14_00_00-08_00 Music by: "Love and Revolution" by Diane Patterson and Spirit Radio www.dianepatterson.org "Maiden the Flower" by Diane Patterson on her "Teach, Inspire, Be Real" CD https://www.cdbaby.com/cd/dianepatterson1 About Your Co-hosts: Sherri Mitchell (Penobscot) is an Indigenous rights attorney, writer and activist who melds traditional life-way teachings into spirit-based movements. Follow her at Sherri Mitchell – Wena’gamu’gwasit: https://www.facebook.com/sacredinstructions/timeline Rivera Sun is a novelist and nonviolent mischief-maker. She is the author of The Dandelion Insurrection, Billionaire Buddha, and Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars. She is also the social media coordinator and nonviolence trainer for Campaign Nonviolence and Pace e Bene. Her essays on social justice movements are syndicated on by PeaceVoice, and appear in Truthout and Popular Resistance. http://www.riverasun.com/
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