Tending Nature

A Walk Through Santa Barbara’s Rich Traditional Plant Medicine Landscape

Walking through the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Julie Cordero-Lamb and other members of the Syuxtun Plant Mentorship Collective spot native plants and share their medicinal properties. Learn about yarrow, wild ginger, Apache plume, among other plants, and about the unique geography that gives the region its unique botanical diversity. “The botanical diversity is just off the hook. It's a special place. Our ancestors had to be master horticulturalists,” Cordero-Lamb says.

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Healing the Body with United Indian Health Service
Episode
26:40
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Healing the Body with United Indian Health Service

A new generation is jump starting several food sovereignty programs across California.
Season 1 Episode 4
Decolonizing Cuisine with Mak-'amham
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26:40
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Decolonizing Cuisine with Mak-'amham

Ohlone chefs Louis Trevino and Vincent Medina are revitalizing Ohlone language and food.
Season 1 Episode 2
Indigenous Land Stewardship
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56:45
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Indigenous Land Stewardship

A special highlighting efforts to preserve traditional practices for future generations.
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