Confined behind barbed wire in their own country, nearly 120,000 Japanese were forced to adopt new ways of living to survive incarceration during World War II. One way they found solace was through building traditional Japanese gardens within the harsh concentration camp environment.
As People of the Global Majority (People of Color), what does it look like to heal our relationship to ourselves, to our planet and to each other? We’re exploring these questions and bringing you the magic and wisdom from the third annual People of the Global Majority in the Outdoors, Nature and Environment summit (PGM ONE).
Olivia (she/her) finds strength in her ancestry and in indigenous stories of connection to the ocean. These relationships affirm her existence as a Latina in the surfing community and help her share that love and sense of belonging with the youth she works with.
Our trailer features excerpts from interviews with Ahjani Yepa, Olivia VanDamme, Adam Hymans, Evelyn Shimazaki and Bam Mendiola.