Howling CoyoteAug 31, 2022
5-minute summary of interview with Mark Winetong on 5 May 2023
Here's the five minute version for those who don't have time for the longer version or just want to quickly check it out.
Interview with Dr. Mark Winetong on 5 May 2023
Mark Winetong is an Australian Indigenous general practitioner, who was one of the first Indigenous people to graduate from medical school in Australia. He currently is the Director of Knowledge Translation at the Lowitja Institute in Australia
Short Version of Fractal Theory of Being
Brian and Joanna Lamboy discuss their fractal theory of being in a short video.
Fractal Theory of Being
Brian and Joanna Lamboy from University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine discuss their fractal theory of being and its implications for psychiatry.
Interview with Helen Nuttal and Elise, her graduate student, about cognitive reserve and their research about cognition.
Interview with Helen Nuttal and Elise, her graduate student, about cognitive reserve and their research about cognition.
This podcast comes from a class I taught. The first five minutes are not so exciting as a student critiques a paper I wrote, but then it gets fun. Feedback welcome as always.
Short version of my interview with Andrea Reid (5 minutes)
5 minute version of my interview with Andrea Reid.
Interview with Andrea Reid about Two-Eyed Seeing and Fisheries Management
Andrea is a Principal Investigator and Indigenous community member in British Columbia, affiliated with the University of British Columbia. She is applying the ideas of two-eyed seeing to fisheries management which is quite exciting.
Interview with Joanna Shapiro
Dr. Shapiro spent over 40 years working with behavioral health and medical arts and humanities in family medicine at the University of California at Irvine. We discuss her experiences and insights.
Further discussions on decolonizing medicine with Patrick McFarlane - short version
Here's the six-minute summary for those of you who don't have time to watch the entire hours.
Further discussions on decolonizing medicine with Patrick McFarlane
My friend and colleague, Patrick McFarlane, now of Detroit, Michigan, has been doing a deep dive into the ideas of decolonizing medicine, psychology, and social work as part of his Ph.D. dissertation. We're catching up with him over one year later from his last podcast with me to see what he's learned and what's new. You can watch the video on Youtube, on my channel under "Howling Coyote."
Narrative and Neuroscience
This is my practice talk for a keynote I gave for the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Hopefully, the actual talk was better but I think this is adequate. Please let me know. The topic is obviously story and brain.
Osteopathy and Trauma: Healing the Wounds
Interview with Josie Conte regarding the role of osteopathy for helping people who have been wounded emotionally.
Draskovitch, Margaret Interview 230107
This is Margaret Draskovitch's discussion of the Revitalization that is occurring on Kodiak Island, Alaska among the Aleutiq People. She was on my podcast in its first year and is now returning to provide an update. We discuss what health care would be if Indigenous people organized it.
Draskovitch 5 minute version 230107
This is a 5 minute Intro to Margaret Draskovitch's discussion of the Revitalization that is occurring on Kodiak Island, Alaska among the Aleutiq People.
Mick Cooper Interview
I interview Mick Cooper, a leader in the U.K. pluralistic psychology movement.
Johanna Lynch Interview
Johanna Lynch is the President of the Australian Association for General Practice Psychological Medicine. We talk about the importance of psychological medicine in General Practice and the challenges of putting it there.
Interview with Alayna Hall
Alayna Hall is a Maori woman, scholar, and researcher who is exploring stories as Indigenous research methodology, particularly related to attachment. She is challenging the Eurocentric models of attachment as developed by Ainsworth and Bowlby and presenting uniquely Maori models of attachment. It's exciting work.
Interview with Louise Harding about Indigenous Theories of Mind
Louise is part of a research group at the University of British Columbia, exploring Indigenous Theories of Mind.
Interview with Linda Tuhiwa Smith
Linda is a Maori women who wrote the book on Indigenous Methodologies. She is awesome and you will love this interview!
Interview with Dr. Raja Selvam.
He just published a book, Guide to Integral Somatic Psychology. We discuss emotions and the body.
Glenn Aparicio Parry
Glenn is the Director of the Center for Original Thinking in Albuquerque, NM. He has a long history of creating dialogue with North American Indigenous people and he shares some of that dialogue. He is the author of Original Thinking and Original Politics and is at work on his newest book, Original Love.
The Concept of Belonging with Sarah Wright
The Concept of Belonging with Sarah Wright, Professor of Geography at the University of New Castle in New South Wales, Australia.
Part 1, Decolonizing mental health with Patrick McFarlane
Here is the first part of Patrick McFarlane's discussion with colleagues at Memorial University, Newfoundland, on decolonization and mental health practices.
Decolonization of mental health, part 2
Here is the second part of Patrick McFarlane's discussion with colleagues at Memorial University, Newfoundland, on decolonization and mental health practices.
Interview with Thorben Simonsen on Healing Architecture
Thorben is a Professor at the Institute of Technology in Copenhagen and writes about healing architecture. It was a great conversation and I think you will enjoy it!
Interview with Moffat Osoro
Check out my interview with Moffat Osoro from Nairobi, Kenya, who has created a medical and birthing clinic in a poor area of Nairobi incorporating traditional Kenyan practices into their care. It's called the Fremo Medical and Birth Centre and you can reach him at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. He is always in need of resources and visiting midwives and doctors. Anyone who wishes to donate or visit should email him or contact Laurel Morrow at Midwife Pilgrim in Vermont.
Interview with Ron Unger regarding Psychotherapy and Psychosis
Interview with Jen Rowett, Faculty at University of New Brunswick in Counselling and champion of two-eyed seeing.
We discuss decolonizing research, health care, and being coyotes nipping at the heals of the mainstream from the shadows of the margins.
Understanding Bipolar Disorder
I present my views on bipolar disorder -- its definition, treatment, and alternatives.
Understanding Prescribing Psychiatric Medications 2
This is the conclusion of last week's presentation about how I view prescribing psychiatric medications. Discussion is welcome.
Understandng Psychiatric Prescribing 1
My podcast guest rescheduled at the last moment, so I thought why not share my thoughts about psychiatric prescribing. So that's exactly what I'm doing. I will appreciate comments from others and further discussion.
Walter Lindstone and Indigenous Research
Walter is an Implementation Specialist with the Aboriginal Unit of the Center for Addictions and Mental Health in Toronto, Canada's largest such hospital. He's become interested as I am in two-eyed seeing with regards to Indigenous healing -- what constitutes evidence and how do we interact with the mainstream medical community and their beliefs about evidence. See where we go with this discussion!
March 2022 discussion on the concept of two-eyed seeing
This talk provides an introduction to the concept and grounds many of our other discussions and episodes
Interview with Ruby Gibson
Lakhota woman, Dr. Ruby Gibson, based in Rapid City, South Dakota, at Freedom Lodge, talks about her work with Somatic Archaeology with Indigenous People for healing historical trauma. She's quite inspiring.
Therapeutic Storytelling: Teaching altruism and concern for others.
I present a program on how traditional stories teach altruism and concern for others, which we so desperately need these days.
Interview with Dr. Lijoi: Narrative Medicine
This is my interview with Dr. Lijoi about his work with narrative medicine, his training activities with resident physicians, and his sense of what's what in family medicine today.
Interview with Lisa Sockabasin
Bob Vetter tells the story of the Peacemaker
This is a short recording of my colleague, Bob Vetter, telling the story of the Peacemaker.
Interview with Siseko Kumalo
Siseko Kumalo is a South African philosopher at the University of Fort Hare who writes about decolonization, democratic violence, and epistemic genocide. It was a fascinating conversation and his work is worth reading.
Patrick McFarlane on Decolonizing Ourselves and Medicine
Patrick McFarlane, my colleague and social worker, nurse practitioner (psychiatric and family), and graduate student at Memorial University in St. Johns, Newfoundland, talks about his own process of decolonization and the need to decolonize health care in general.
Repeat of Interview of Eduardo Duran from 24 December 2021, since I uploaded the wrong video.
I am redoing my upload of the end of December, which is my interview with Eduardo Duran, since I apparently uploaded the wrong file. I'll blame it on Christmas distractions.
Interview with Francesca Panzironi, CEO of ANTAC
As an immigrant to Australia, Francesca noted that its aboriginal cultural healers were largely invisible to most Australians and to the world. She set out to make their presence more obvious and in the process has created an organization to support traditional cultural healers to practice their craft in Australia. Lewis interviews her to learn more about how this happened and what the organization is currently doing. We finish with some more philosophical discussions about healing.
Part 3, Psychosis, Visions, and Indigeneity
Discussions between Lewis and Allister Bush, psychiatrist at Maori Mental Health Services in New Zealand
Part 2 of Lewis and Allister Bush's discussions about psychiatry, voices, visions, and indigeneity
We finish the discussion we started last week. Still, this is more personal than I usually venture. Allister assures me again that our critical colleagues will not listen and there is much to gain from telling my experiences in case they could benefit others. I hope so.
Two Psychiatrists discuss visions and psychiatry and indigeneity
Allister Bush, a psychiatrist who works with Maori Mental Health Services in New Zealand and Lewis Mehl-Madrona, a psychiatrist who has worked extensively with North American indigenous people discuss their understanding of visions, spirit visitations, and voices. Allister is interviewing Lewis mostly and it's a deeply personal interview for Lewis, but Allister reassured him that no conventional psychiatrist would ever listen to his podcast and he might as well speak his truth, so here it is....
Interview with Margie Mete about Cultural Revitalization in Kodiak, Alaska
Margie speaks about her dissertation research at the University of Alaska -- Fairbanks on Cultural Revitalization among the Aleutiq people of Kodiak, Alaska, where she teaches nursing at the University of Alaska -- Anchorage, Kodiak branch. It's a cool study that we think everyone will enjoy.
Interview with Donald Fixico
This is my interview with one of our heroes, Donald Fixico, who is the author of American Indian Mind in a Linear World. He speaks about this book and his more current work.
Decolonizing Mental Health, Presentation at the American Anthropological Association annual meeting, Baltimore, 17 November 2021
This is my presentation from the American Anthropology Association's annual meeting in Baltimore for 2021 on decolonizing mental health.
Interview with Dan Janik and Zachary Olivery about capitalism's role in health care and education
Dan Janik is a physician and Zachary Oliver an educator who have thought long about capitalism's influence on what we do in health care and in education. We have a conversation on these topics. Dan is also the star of a new movie, The Static Movie, in which he plays a man afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease. It's an amazing movie and I encourage you to watch it.