What Sacred Languages Teach us about our World.

Via Summer Rayne Oakes
on Jun 17, 2013
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Ever hear of the word tree translated to “foot drinker” giving us the sense that it is a thing alive? In the 8th episode of SRO Conversations, Randy Hayes, Co-founder of Foundation Earth, speaks with Summer Rayne Oakes and Paul America about how the English language shapes our perceptions of our relationship to the world around us. To watch the full-length version of this conversation, visit here or watch all the conversations on the Podcast page.


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Ed: Kate Bartolotta


About Summer Rayne Oakes

Summer Rayne Oakes is a model-activist working on reforestation and artisan training efforts through the Mezimbite Forest Centre in Mozambique and Sub-Saharan Africa. She is also the co-founder of Source4Style, a sustainable materials marketplace, advisory board member of Phytotrade, and has currently released a weekly video series entitled SUMMER RAYNE OAKES Conversations, highlighting discussions with cool people on what matters most. She is featured in this year’s Pirelli Calendar shot by Steve McCurry of Afghan Girl fame. You can follow her journeys and personal musings on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


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