#163: Strong Oak of Visioning BEAR Intertribal Coalition

There’s some more on the bike absconder saga. like how i  got stopped yesterday painting route markers at UMass for a bike ride, something I do every year,  but this year UMass cops asked me what I was doing, what my name was, what my date of birth was…   and eventually it came out that I was violating my trespass order.    See you in court. Again.

But the feature interview is with Strong Oak, of Visioning B.E.A.R.  Circle Intertribal Coalition.    We met August 4th, 2019, at the Pocumtuck Homelands Festival in Great Falls MA (a town also known by the name of the Englishman Mr Turner who led a massacre of  Peskeompscut  / Wissantinnewag there in 1676). 

The mission of VBCIC is to prevent domestic and sexual violence in the intertribal communities of the Northeast, which includes MA, NH, VT, ME, CT, RI, and NY.     http://visioningbear.org/content.aspx?page_id=0&club_id=422180

and at 43 min, a man I met on the Greyhound bus, Matt, talks about his tech job and how all parts of the bean plant are delicious, as he grew up eating them in the Congo.


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