Land(ing) Back

Kyla Pascal

Episode Summary

For the first episode Land(ing) Back, we’re joined by Kyla Pascal, a Black Metis woman born and raised in Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Edmonton, Alberta). Kyla is a member of the Indigenous art collective nipahimiw, and a second-year Master's candidate at UBC, currently working at Alderhill Planning Inc. In this episode, Kyla shares about her entry point into climate work through food and land justice work, and how climate spaces need to be actively integrating care work. Kyla reminds us of the importance of finding the balance between our community work and our personal wellbeing by setting boundaries.

Episode Notes

You can follow Kyla on Instagram: @KylaPLovesFood

You can also follow her Zine which is community-focused and centers radical food stories, art and culture. @HungryZine

Intro and outro music is Let's Go by @Pricelys and @Omarbmusic off of Zoey's new EP, MADE UP

Land(ing) Back Cover Art by @Morning.Star.Designs

Follow Youth Climate Lab on Twitter and Instagram: @YouthClimateLab

Follow 4Rs Youth Movement on Twitter: @4RsYouth on Twitter and @4rs_youth_movement on Instagram

This project was funded through the Government of Canada's Canada Service Corps and Commemorate Canada programs.