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The Labyrinth Within

The stories of my ancestors are to me like pieces of a map to navigate my own existence. I grew up listening to my grandmothers and the women in my family tell tales about how they survived through the rough times, as well as how they managed to find joy in everyday life.  Growing up

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Tejedores: Encuentro Ecoversidades Latinoamérica 2019

English below   Tejedores.   Las primeras horas suenan vacías, suenan a oportunidades que se anidan latentes en una especie de lucidez unísona, donde nos preparamos para salir de casa y hacer una pausa en nuestra dieta de elementos cotidianos; todos acudimos con la escucha atenta y las manos dispuestas a trabajar otro escenario, otro

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Finding Hope in Reimagining Education

by Clément Moliner-Roy   What if education was about decolonizing our minds And owning up to the wrongs of our ancestors…  What if schools would teach us to be self-sustainable By reweaving our relationship to the land…  What if colleges were spaceships into the unknown To expand the boundaries of our imaginations…  What if teachers

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The Journey to Alivelihoods

by Manish Jain and Kalashree Sengupta We have interacted with thousands of youth and have found the most common and important question asked by young people in their education today has nothing to do with the syllabus or with what is happening in the world. It is related to, “What is your package?” This seems

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Construir ámbitos comunitarios de vida para la defensa de nuestros territorios: La milpa como resistencia al despojo

Los procesos de despojo a través de la imposición de megaproyectos han sido sistemáticos durante los últimos años. Vivimos nuestros territorios en disputas, donde los conflictos sociales agravan la presencia de violencia en nuestras comunidades. En agosto del año 2014, en el Caracol zapatista La realidad se llevó a cabo la primera “Compartición entre el

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Ancient Pedagogy for Modern Times: Learning through Monastic Practice

By Daniel Rudolph, Selby Beebe-Lawson Editors: Linnea Schluessler and Manish Jain This is part two of an ongoing series, the first article describes the indigenous pedagogy of the Gurukul System.  For centuries, monasteries have been hubs of education and scholarship, champions of learning. The word monasticism comes from the Greek word monachos which means “living

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The Journey of Re-imagining Education – 11 Acupuncture points for mapping strategic opportunities and stimulating change 

by Andreea Gatman Revised and edited by: Albert Stephen Salazar Corrales and sierra ying allen This essay is a process of observing patterns and weaving practices based on 25 interviews conducted with educators, philosophers, entrepreneurs, researchers, and artists, titled ‘Voices from Reimagining Education Conference 2021”. In addition to the references for the interviews in the

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Memories and reflections of the Ecoversities planetary gathering in Siwa

By José Salomón Espinoza Andrade | March 2022  “People from different parts of the planet came to the sixth planetary gathering of the Ecoversities Alliance. Each one with our own life story, ancestry and diverse cultures. And we connected, what a joy to be able to say it! We connected with fluidity, depth and solidarity.

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La lectura: Reinvenciones de lo común

Por Gina Gabriela López Realpe   Aunque no sepamos encender el fuego ni encontrar aquel lugar en el bosque, ni seamos ya capaces de rezar, podemos seguir contándonos unos a otros la historia, nuestras historias; nos recuerda Gershom Scholem (2012). Y, efectivamente, es en el relato donde nos encontramos, donde conocemos y cuestionamos, razonamos y

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