Alivia Moore – from Eastern Woodlands Rematriation Collective (EWRC)
Rematriation: A Framework for Liberation with Land in Wabanakiyik
Part of the Food for Thought lecture series
March 13, 7pm, Lovejoy Building, Room 215.
Alivia Moore (she//they) is co-founder of Eastern Woodlands Rematriation Collective. They are a two-spirit member of the Penobscot Nation, parent, auntie, and mover & shaker in the community. They are committed to restoring a balanced relationship with the earth, and they support all aspects of work being done within the Collective in Wabanakiyik– including the coordination of the Wabanaki Community Apothecary, Rematriation School & Indigenous birthwork reclamation. Living in & reconnecting to her traditional territory in so-called Northport, ME, she is rebuilding food forests, wild harvesting foods & medicines for community access, and striving to be a conduit for traditional knowledge mobilization. She dreams of living collectively on the land and of building a space for the community apothecary. They also organize with Wabanaki Two Spirit Alliance, and serve on the board of Wabanaki REACH. Alivia is dedicated to child welfare system abolition and fosters native children.