Learning in Movement

“Before we were ignorant, but now we have learned about the reality of the world. About what mining means for our community — sickness, destruction of the environment, etc. We are learning in movement.” ~Guatemalan activist Felisa Muralles I knew almost nothing about Guatemala, its culture or history before moving here in 2009. I didn’t…… Continue reading Learning in Movement

An Indigenous Way of Knowing

Movement is a way of knowing. Movement is a way of connecting to the body, from the body. Movement is a way of relating, to the body, to other beings, to the landscape. Dance, in its simplest definition and application, is movement. A couple of weeks ago I attended a workshop at the Talking Stick…… Continue reading An Indigenous Way of Knowing