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“Until the bear gets to tell the story, the hunter is always going to be the hero” Dr. Don Dexter, a Modoc storyteller on injustices of the Modoc War and inspiring the next generation

“Until the bear gets to tell the story, the hunter is always going to be the hero” Dr. Don Dexter, a Modoc storyteller on injustices of the Modoc War and inspiring the next generation

🎤 Episode 32 - Dr Don Dexter , Modoc member of the Klamath Tribes of Southern Oregon
 
In this episode of Indigenous Earth Community Podcast, we have Dr. Don Dexter, a Modoc storyteller. He will share his experience in pursuing higher education as an...


🎤 Episode 32 - Dr Don Dexter , Modoc member of the Klamath Tribes of Southern Oregon

 

In this episode of Indigenous Earth Community Podcast, we have Dr. Don Dexter, a Modoc storyteller. He will share his experience in pursuing higher education as an Indigenous person. He talks about the challenges of being the only one in his community who did so, and how he hopes to inspire others to follow in his footsteps. He also discusses his upcoming documentary film about the Modoc War, and how the climate crisis is a existential crisis for Indigenous communities. Specifically, he talks about areas such as when Tule Lake, a significant part of the Modoc homelands, which has dried up.  Dr. Don will then will offer paradigm shifts on how to have a healthier planet by getting better sleep. 

 

 In this episode, you will learn: 

 

  • Indigenous people often blaze their own trail.
  • The tragedy of the Modoc War.
  • On how Indigenous people have unique perspectives on land stewardship.
  • Linear vs Circle way of living.
  • Live well to sleep well.

 

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Connect with Dr Don Dexter: 

 

Modoc: Endeaver to Persevere - Documentary by Dr Don 

https://www.instagram.com/modocdocumentary

https://gofund.me/d5b25fda

 

Art Gallery and Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/dondextergallery

https://www.instagram.com/drdondexter

https://www.drdexter.com

https://dondextergallery.com

 

A clip from Dr Don upcoming documentary on Tule Lake drying : 

https://youtu.be/oRx02yY4W7s

 

 

 

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Where we celebrate Indigenous heroes from around the world, and learn from them on how to honor the traditions of protecting the planet. We discuss actionable tips on how to connect to our beautiful planet while lessening our daily impact.

 

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“When you take indigenous people off the land, you put that land into a linear path, and you remove it from the circle (of life)” - Dr Don Dexter