Posts Categorized: Podcasts

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    Episode 28: Seda and the Sacred Hoop

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    Seda Joseph Saine discusses his work with Finisia Medrano and the Sacred Hoop of the Great Basin.  I cannot emphasize enough how important this work is – please support Seda, Finisia, and the rest of the “hoopsters” in any way you can. For more information and extensive links check out the Rewilder’s Underground Railroad. How… Read more »

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    Episode 27: “How Do You Know What You Know?”

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    For trackers or any observers of life, this question drives right to the core of so many issues that bedevil us. I begin the conversation, in this episode, with Billy, fiddler in the old-time music band the WillBillys. [The emotionally charged debate over fluoridation in Portland helped inspire this series – read more here.] Photo Credit:… Read more »

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    Episode 26: A Lot of Catching Up to Do

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    [UPDATE WINTER 2012: For my most current thinking on language acquisition and fluency, please see the book https://leanpub.com/languagehunterskit and explore the website at http://languagehunters.org. My language work has changed significantly – I’ve moved on from my former partnership at WAYK and am opening up thrilling new frontiers in this work!] In this episode of the College of Mythic… Read more »

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    EPISODE 25: The Vision Thing

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    In this seemingly tangential podcast, I further explain the use of the sensory tune-up game, and talk about how every game we play has both diagnostic and therapeutic properties. I speak a little bit of the history of Vision Therapy, the improvement of eyesight without corrective lenses, tell my own story of recent radical vision… Read more »

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    EPISODE 24: The Learning Revolution

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    [UPDATE WINTER 2012: For my most current thinking on language acquisition, fluency, and learning, please see the free eBook at http://leanpub.com/gettingstartedlanghunt or the-almost-free Five Rules of Accelerated Learning and explore the website at http://languagehunters.org. My language work has changed significantly – I’ve moved on from my former partnership at WAYK and am opening up thrilling new frontiers in… Read more »

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    EPISODE 23: “WHERE ARE YOUR KEYS?”: an Interview with Evan Gardner

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    [Please note: after a couple of years working with Evan Gardner, in 2011 I left our partnership and am now working on the Language Hunters project with a gifted team of new colleagues. Please check out the ebook the Language Hunter’s Kit, and the language hunters youtube channel with loads of free language game videos… Read more »

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    Episode 22: “Holding Space” with Diana Larsen

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    What does it mean to “hold space” for emerging social technologies, like Non-violent communication, Consensus decision making, Agile Teamwork, and Open Space Technology gatherings? What skills do we need to do so? What happens if we don’t choose to hold intention and attention around the social spaces that we create? I interview Diana Larsen, of… Read more »

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    EPISODE 21: The Original Language

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    I’ve just blogged on this, but I felt the need to expand further on what it means to attain fluency in our birthright, The Original Language, and also talk about the consequences of such fluency. Dream, Story, Myth, Riddles, Land, Ecology, Animism and Language all come together to mean the exact same thing in the… Read more »

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    EPISODE 20: The Ceaselessly Latering Day

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    The word ‘Time’ doesn’t describe a dimension of reality, it describes an experience of reality. The Time of waiting in line at the movie theater, differs from the Time of watching fireworks, or sparring in martial-arts, or experiencing a perfect night sky. By acknowledging, rather than discarding, the profound impact of our subjective experience of… Read more »

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    19: Confusion, Language, and Worlds

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    According to Benjamin Lee Whorf, the Hopi speak and think in terms of a world of events (or more precisely, “eventing”), as opposed to our world of “objects” and formless commodified substances (what form does “meat” have? “Wool”? “Sugar”?). How does my Indo-European linguistic and intellectual heritage obscure my perception of a dynamic, occurring world?… Read more »

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    Podcast: The Power of “Yes, and…”

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    One could describe the idea of the Tao, as referring to an ancient Chinese animism, that counsels conversing and dancing in accord with the natural forces prevailing in the world. “Yes, and…” comes from the Theatrical Improv tradition (in particular, I think of Viola Spolin), and yet counsels the exact same action: how do you… Read more »

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    PODCAST: Healing and Renewal Through Storyjamming

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    Why do dreams give us rest and renewal? Why do we watch television, read fiction, go to movies, tell stories to each other? At what time did the age when Humans and Animals Spoke the Same Language occur? Can Storyjamming answer these questions? “Language, Thought, and Reality” by Benjamin Lee Whorf Related articles: The Dreamtime,… Read more »

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    PODCAST: An Interview with Lisa Wells

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    I’ve decided to re-podcast an old episode, not included in the new run. Let’s call it Episode 16! Listen to me interview Lisa Wells, instructor of theater, creative writing, and wilderness skills, author of Cedar Rapids: the Coming Derrick Dean, and poet-about-town. In the interview she talks about the fascinating connection between prayer, theater, intuition,… Read more »

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    The Dream Interview

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    In this episode, with the help of celebrity rewilder Penny Scout, I provide a real life, unabridged example of the Dream Interview, as Penny and I walk step by step through her dream. I didn’t edit it at all, because I wanted to communicate the very real struggle that even a (somewhat) experienced interviewer undergoes…. Read more »

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    Mythic Cartography: An Overview

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    In this episode I get chatty and try to pull together all the disparate skills of mythic cartography and rewilding into a coherent whole. Join the conversation…with myself.