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Rohini Walker

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Rohini Walker is a writer, editor and desert enthusiast. She lives in Joshua Tree and is the co-founder of Luna Arcana, a desert-focused arts and cultural print journal.

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Aerial view of bends in the Amazon River in Peru. | DeAgostini/Getty Images
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Tending Nature

Tending the Peruvian Amazon: Planting Seeds of Reciprocity Between Human and Earth

Based in the Peruvian Amazon, Chaikuni Institute blends an Indigenous agricultural practice known as chacras integrales with agroforestry, a permaculture method from Brazil.
The Potawot Community Garden, housed at United Indian Health Services’s facility in Arcata, California, incorporates elements of permaculture seamlessly into the center's holistic approach to healing the Earth and body. | Still from "Tending Nature"
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Tending Nature

The Indigenous Science of Permaculture

Permaculture is a recent offspring of indigenous science. A dismissal of this as such is a telltale sign and symptom of the colonizer and its unnatural selections.
Syuxtun Collective inspecting plants at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden.
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Tending Nature

The Syuxtun Collective: Restoring Reciprocity with Health & Nature

We have forgotten how to be medicine to the land, and to ourselves. The members of Syuxtun Collective are revisiting lost indigenous wisdom of learning and listening, of harvesting and preparing plant medicine in participation with nature.
Mojave Desert - Yucca Valley
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Lost LA

Remembering the Mojave High Desert: Solitude for Social Misfits

Urban environments are a necessary part of our culture and evolution — and so is the desert wilderness. It allows us to remember a part of ourselves as we journey into this forgotten realm of imagination and fantasy.
Water Protector rides an Appaloosa at Standing Rock | Photo: Dark Sevier, some rights reserved
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Earth Focus

An Introduction to the Dakota Access Pipeline Issue

New to the DAPL controversy? Here's the basics.
Fernando Cázares | Photo: courtesy Fernando Cázares
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Earth Focus

Working Together as a Community: the Activism of Fernando Cázares

You don’t just show up to a community and pretend that you know what the people there need. You listen.
Luis Olmeda
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Making a More Powerful Movement: Activist Luis Olmedo

Making the Imperial Valley a safer place to breathe.
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