On ecological identity and terrapsychology: An excerpt from Tangled Roots

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Tangled Roots: Dialogues exploring ecological justice, healing, and decolonization is out this summer, published by Healing the Earth Press. Chosen from more than 100 interviews and hundreds of on-air hours with Healing the Earth Radio, Tangled Roots explores critical yet marginalized intersections of social and ecological issues, and offers solutions that speak to the depth, complexity, and urgency of the challenges facing us today.

This podcast is a sneak peak at the book, with an excerpt from Healing the Earth's interview with professor, therapist, and author Craig Chalquist. Titled On Ecological Identity and Terrapsychology, it examines the ways in which the place we live influences our consciousness, and also examines the role of denial and paranoia in politics and the destruction of the earth. The podcast begins with a description of Tangled Roots, and an audio recording of the introduction to Craig's chapter in the book. 

Any fans of Healing the Earth Radio should check out www.healingtheearthpress.org. The book is much more than simply an interview book -- each of the 12 interviews comes with an introduction, extensive endnotes, and an original illustration drawn by an artist after contemplating each interview. Altogether, Tangled Roots is a unique project that hopes to build connections between different movements and get more people taking decolonization and ecological justice seriously.

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