“Listen to the ancient voices and go forward with that understanding and respect for who has been here before you.”
Ivan Sawyer Garcia is a man deeply committed to preserving indigenous cultures, values, and ways of life. His passion for ecological preservation and desire to live on a more loving planet is infectious. As a champion of indigenous people, founder of Voices of Amerikua, artist, and activist, Ivan intimately understands the dynamics driving colonialism and patriarchy. We talk about how to shift consciousness, the significance of Turtle Island, and why community oriented living is instrumental for future societal health.