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Welcome to the 2020 Refuge Outdoor Festival Virtual Camp-in! This event is geared toward Black, Indigenous, People of Color being centered and uplifted in the outdoors, white allies welcome. Take refuge and do as much, or as little as you would like. 

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Saturday, September 19 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dr. Flowers: How to Build Plant-Conscious Relations

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Rather than engaging with sciences and philosophies through the exploitative logics of settler colonialism, this interdisciplinary and interactive session counters the harmful appropriation of indigenous epistemologies by offering insights into multiple ways humans tune into the vegetal world of "plant-consciousness".

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Nat Mengist

Amhara-blooded, Washington-born; Nat Mengist (he/him/his) is a researcher, educator, gardener, and consultant whose best friends are flowering herbs. Nat has facilitated outdoor learning & food justice workshops as a volunteer, staff person, and board member for over six years. Nat... Read More →

Saturday September 19, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT
Room 1 Zoom