[Video] Earth Skills Workshop: Restoring Health, Childbirth & Independence from Industrial Medicine

MG co-hosted the first Earth Skills training of 2012 in March.  The topic was “Restoring Health, Childbirth & Independence from Industrial Medicine.”  The opening panel featured 4 amazing speakers, with an introduction by Carla Perez (MG).  Thank you again to ReCLAIM, our speakers, all of those who tabled at the resource fair, and everyone who attended the event.  Enjoy the videos of each powerful presentation here, and make sure to check out the resource/organizational links to learn more about each person’s work!

Part 1: Carla PerezMovement Generation
Introduction; independence from industrial medicine and the ecological crisis

Part 2: Shanelle MatthewsForward Together & Black Women Birthing Justice Collective
The politicization of birth work and reproductive justice
Part 3: Atava Garcia Swiecicki,  Ancestral Apothecary Healing Services & ReCLAIM member
Practicing traditional, plant-based healing and challenging industrial medicine
Part 4: Sara Flores, Registered Nurse & Founder of ReCLAIM
ReCLAIM, midwifery, and dismantling the colonial legacy of biomedicine
Part 5: Deshaye FaughtnerMuse of Healing Acupuncture & Wellness Center & ReCLAIM member
Acupuncture, access to healthcare services, reconnecting with our bodies