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Animism: Listening to the Land Podcast

Animism: Listening to the Land Podcast

By Filip Tkaczyk & Nathan Uhlmeyer
Animism is about reconnecting with our own wildness and learning to live respectfully in a world full of other-than-human beings.
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Episode 1: Introductions to Animism

Animism: Listening to the Land Podcast

Episode 11 - Interview with Sophie Strand
This is a fun and thought-provoking episode with Sophie Strand. She is a brilliant writer, story teller and animism who is publishing several works in the next year.  Her work is exploding on social media and I hope she reaches many readers and listeners with her embodied ideas. May they spread like spores in many directions on the wind.
November 26, 2021
Episode 10 - Animism 101
A brief and concise introduction to Animism.  This is a solo episode.
June 30, 2021
Episode 9: Spring & Rebirth
Nathan and I have returned to share more on Animism.  In this episode we share stories of connecting with the rising energy of renewal and rebirth of spring.  Sandhill cranes, nesting hawks, wildflowers and encounters with belonging.
April 30, 2021
Episode 8: Acknowledgement
In this episode we discuss what it means to practice acknowledgement of places and beings in our life in a respectful way. Especially, the practice of land acknowledgement.
November 07, 2019
Episode 7: Re-connecting to Land
After months away from recording, we return to share our stories. The common theme in this one is re-connecting to land after experiences and periods of time when we feel disconnected. Re-membering as in being re-immersed in our wild community and feeling that we belong.
October 07, 2019
Episode 6: Animist Poetry
In this episode, Fil shares some fun and inspiring animist poems. This one is short and sweet. Enjoy!
June 23, 2019
Episode 5: Interview with Nathan
In this interview, Fil interviews Nathan. Asking questions about his relationship with Animism, land and more.
April 05, 2019
Episode 4 - Q & A Interview with Fil Tkaczyk
This is an interview where Fil shares personal stories and answers questions about Animism.
March 22, 2019
Episode 3: Cosmology & Animism
This time, we dive more deeply into cosmology. What is cosmology? How does it shape how we see the world and live in it? What ways do our cultural stories shape our lives, relationships and expectations?
March 11, 2019
Episode 2: The Language of Animacy
This episode is about the language of animacy. How does language shape our relationship to the living world? What are the languages of the land?
February 23, 2019
Episode 1: Introductions to Animism
Nathan and I introduce animism as a way of being in connection with the living world. We discuss reciprocity, respect, the practice of giving attention to the other-than-human beings and more.
February 23, 2019