Tyson Sampson

SHORT: Tyson is a two-hearted and -spirited individual descended from the local indigenous matriarchy called the ᎠᏂᎩᎶᎯ (A-ni-gi-lo-hi). In multifaceted contributions over 19+ years, they have documented endangered language, held mindful presence, and shared Cherokee wild food practices and cultural sensibilities. Tyson is cultivating an apothecary for ethnobotanical accessibility and a collective to support traditional ecological knowledge for his fellow tribesfolk, the Oconaluftee Wisdom Initiative.

Tyson is a contributor to Mother Earth News Fair Online.


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