Healing Our Planet with Karen Dallett – Part 1

Karen Dallet

Jeffrey’s  amazing conversation with Karen RedHawk Dallett, an expert communicator on behalf of the International Film Community, The Indigenous Peoples of North and South America, and a creative entrepreneur who has had impact on so many lives and so many issues of our time.

SundanceBorn into the Catawba Tribe her great grandmother married a Scotsman and from that point forward storytelling was instilled in her nature when she began acting in theater at the age of 7. Architecture and archeology became her professional focus, as she began to understand societal footprints on the environment. This study brought a focus on cultural storytelling and it’s affects on contemporary indigenous cultures and the environment. More recently, Karen owned a bookstore in Park City and from 2002-09 was Utah’s Sundance Resort literary programming coordinator; launched NPR’s program, This Green Earth, which she executive directed and hosted; and created a Native American film festival in New Mexico and has worked with NM film festivals, as a consultant and executive, in Santa Fe, where she now resides.

Currently, Karen is writing and developing indigenous film projects and has recently returned from Cochabamba Bolivia and the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and Protecting Mother Earth and is an active participant in the US Caucus for this group.

The Omni Art Salon theme music Song of a HU is by musician and composer David Young.

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