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Tending Nature

Tending Nature Season 1 (Trailer)

"Tending Nature" shines a light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how they have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia, in the process developing a deep understanding of plant and animal life. The series examines how humans are necessary to live in balance with nature and how traditional practices can inspire a new generation.

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An Ohlone dish prepared by mak–‘amham. | Still from "Tending Nature"
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Tending Nature

S1 E2: Decolonizing Cuisine with Mak–‘amham

This episode explores how two Ohlone chefs Louis Trevino and Vincent Medina are revitalizing Ohlone language, food practices and adapting them for a modernist palate.
A member of Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation casts his net the beach. | Still from Tending Nature
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S1 E1: Protecting The Coast with the Tolowa Dee-ni'

This episode journeys to the Smith River near the Oregon border to discover how the Tolowa Dee-ni’ are reviving traditional harvesting of shellfish while working with state agencies to monitor toxicity levels.
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