California Institute for Rural Studies

THE WELL Landback Conversation with Brittani Orona

This in-depth conversation with Dr. Brittani Orona (Hupa, Hoopa Valley Tribe), Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies at San Diego State University digs into the concept and practice of the Landback movement in California, including the deep history of native resistance in the state (Photo Credit: Klamath River. Photo Courtesy Brittani Orona).

The Well Landback Conversations include interviews with Dr. Brittani Orona (San Diego State University), Nicole Celaya (FoodLink for Tulare County Inc.), and Dr. Keolu Fox (UC San Diego). Its episodes were written and produced by Dr. Caroline Collins (Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Irvine, Affiliated Researcher at UC San Diego, and Cal Ag Roots Producer at the California Institute for Rural Studies) and edited by Li Schmidt (Associate Associate Storyteller and Researcher at the California Institute for Rural Studies).

This project was made possible with support from the 11th Hour Project at the Schmidt Family Foundation.

Music Credits for Episode 1: “Strange Persons” by Kicksta and “Petit Gennevilliers” by MagnusMoone. Tribe of Noise licensing information can be found here: Pixabay terms terms of service can be found here:

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