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Friday, October 21 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Listening for the Heart of the Matter: Engaging Council and Other Dialogic Practices for Social Change and Healing | Council

As the pace of life accelerates and technology mediates more and more “connection,” there is a growing hunger for conversations that matter and methods of meaningful engagement. How are dialogic and relational practices part of social change, and what can they contribute to personal and planetary healing? With: Ilarion Merculieff, Aleut traditional messenger; Sharon Shay Sloan, council trainer and community steward. (Interactive/Experiential)

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Ilarion Merculieff

Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff (Aleut) has over 35 years' experience serving his people and other indigenous peoples internationally. The first Native commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce and Economic Development, he chaired the Indigenous Knowledge sessions of the Global Summit of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change, and co-founded several organizations including the Indigenous Peoples' Council for Marine Mammals. He has received... Read More →
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Sharon Shay Sloan

Sharon Shay Sloan is Director of the Indigenous & Community Lands & Seas program for The WILD Foundation; a certified council trainer with the Center for Council (Ojai Foundation); and co-editor of Protecting Wild Nature on Native Lands. She has been involved with Bioneers since 2001, currently supporting the Community of Mentors and Youth Programs, and coordinating and convening the Council tent.

Friday October 21, 2016 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Council Circle