Santa Fe's award-winning cultural ecologist and geophilosopher, is the renowned author of Becoming Animal and The Spell of the Sensuous. He directs the Alliance for Wild Ethics (AWE) at wildethics.org
A Wednesday evening benefit for Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center.
His lecture will explore how humans have perceived the earth's atmosphere, through the lens of indigenous cosmologies and the intellectual history of the west. He suggests that the atmosphere is a sensitive organ of this planet, an invisible ocean generated by the interbreathing of innumerable plant, animal, and bacterial species, including ourselves.
Event also includes campaign updates from KW-Wild's Executive Director, Joseph Vaile, and Ashland's Youth Climate Action team.
'I know of no work more valuable for shifting our thinking and feeling about the place of humans in the world.' - James Hillman, on The Spell of the Sensuous.
$10-20 sliding scale for adults
$5 for students and youth under 21 years old
Tickets also available at the North West Nature Shop at 154 Oak St. in Ashland