To learn more about SEKEM:
Podcast links: The first one is foundational, the second is more for educators doing work and how to be sustainable.
Kailea Frederick is a mother of Tahltan, Kaska and Black American ancestry. She is also a proud graduate of YIP6! Her work sits at the intersection of climate justice, spiritual ecology and resilience thinking. Her prayer is that those on the frontline of climate change and extractive based industry are able to find justice and peace for their communities. Currently, Kailea is the Editor for Loam, the Vice - Chair of the Petaluma Climate Commission and a board member with the Weaving Earth Program.
Learn more about Kailea's work by visiting her website,
Diane is founder of Soul of the Mother, a Healing Lodge on the shores of the Grand River at Six Nations Grand River Territory, with extensive relationships with First Nations in Canada and throughout the United States and globally.
Diane is also founder of First Nations House (Office of Aboriginal Student Services and Programs) at the University of Toronto.
As a professional educator with a Master's degree in education, Diane has taught at universities and conferences, lectured nationally and internationally, on the topic of traditional Indigenous knowledge systems and spirituality as the fuel for innovation. She has published extensively on Indigenous education law and policy for Ontario Native Counselling Association, the Chiefs of Ontario and the Assembly of First.