|warrior woman: haida wolf and moon|
she also emphasized that elders can learn from the vitality and creativity that is held by children. this reminded me of why it is important that i share my sewing, and crafting skills i have learned from my mother and grandmothers with adaryn. vedana shiva actualized this through her "grandmother university". she argues that passing down women's skills, which have often been labeled as craft, is an act of feminism "three centuries of marginalization of women's traditional knowledge needs to be corrected. The correction is vital for gender justice and women's empowerment and vital not only for women's equality, but for planetary health and humanity's survival" she argues for this last point because women's traditional knowledge is based on a holistic system, just like biodiversity. read more about the grandmother university at: http://www.navdanya.org/diverse-women-for-diversity/grandmothers-university.