S4:E53 – Dr. Lyla June Johnston - Architects of Abundance: Indigenous Food Systems and the Excavation of Hidden History (The Greater Reset 4: Co-Creation)

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On January 19, 2023, Dr. Lyla June Johnston (aka Lyla June) spoke at The Greater Reset 4: Co-Creation on Day 2: Permaculture and Food Independence.


Dr. Johnston is an Indigenous musician, author, and community organizer of Diné (Navajo), Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) and European lineages. Her multi-genre presentation style has engaged audiences across the globe towards personal, collective, and ecological healing. She blends her study of Human Ecology at Stanford, graduate work in Indigenous Pedagogy, and the traditional worldview she grew up with to inform her music, perspectives and solutions. Her doctoral research focused on the ways in which pre-colonial Indigenous Nations shaped large regions of Turtle Island (aka the Americas) to produce abundant food systems for humans and non-humans.