California Institute for Rural Studies

THE WELL Landback Conversation With Keolu Fox

This in-depth conversation with Dr. Keolu Fox (Kānaka Maoli, or Native Hawaiian), Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego and Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Indigenous Futures Institute, digs into Indigenous futurism, which looks to indigenous technologies and ways of knowing as a path to stewarding and sustaining land for future generations to come (Photo: Keolu Fox. Photo source:…olu%20Fox.html).

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 3: “Strange Persons” by Kicksta; “Petit Gennevilliers (Celesta”) by MagnusMoone; Tribe of Noise licensing information can be found here: Pixabay terms terms of service can be found here:

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