Quercus Agrifolia
In this issue:
Decolonization is NOT a metaphor!
Words to Know! -  Settler Society, Indigenous Sovereignty, Decolonization!
Excerpt- Decolonization is NOT a metaphor!
Excerpt - The Release!
Plant Profile! - Oregon Grape!
Call for Submissions - Herbalism and Masculinities! 
To get a copy:
email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com
To submit Essays, Art, Poetry, Stories, Formulas, Recipes, Plant Profiles, How to Guides, Marginalized Histories, or other herbalism/healing arts/revolutionary eco/sociological histories:
email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

In this issue:

Decolonization is NOT a metaphor!

Words to Know! -  Settler Society, Indigenous Sovereignty, Decolonization!

Excerpt- Decolonization is NOT a metaphor!

Excerpt - The Release!

Plant Profile! - Oregon Grape!

Call for Submissions - Herbalism and Masculinities! 

To get a copy:

email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

To submit Essays, Art, Poetry, Stories, Formulas, Recipes, Plant Profiles, How to Guides, Marginalized Histories, or other herbalism/healing arts/revolutionary eco/sociological histories:

email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

Support the work we want to exist!

SEEKING SUBMISSIONS - Special issue focused on herbalism and masculinities! 
Quercus Agrifolia - seeking reflections/writings on the intersection between masculinities and herbalism for an upcoming issue.
We’re looking for:
- stories of herbalists navigating masculinity in herbal work
- reflections on the power of herbalism to heal heteropatriarchal masculinities
- experiences of masculine-identified herbalists as healers
- ways to practice anti-patriarchal herbalism
Poetry, essays, art, collages, interviews, manifestos are all welcome!
Please contact us at santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com with ideas and to learn more. 
This special issues of Quercus Agrifolia will hopefully come out by May 2014.

SEEKING SUBMISSIONS - Special issue focused on herbalism and masculinities! 

Quercus Agrifolia - seeking reflections/writings on the intersection between masculinities and herbalism for an upcoming issue.

We’re looking for:

- stories of herbalists navigating masculinity in herbal work

- reflections on the power of herbalism to heal heteropatriarchal masculinities

- experiences of masculine-identified herbalists as healers

- ways to practice anti-patriarchal herbalism

Poetry, essays, art, collages, interviews, manifestos are all welcome!

Please contact us at santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com with ideas and to learn more. 

This special issues of Quercus Agrifolia will hopefully come out by May 2014.

In this issue:
Bioregionalism!
Words to Know! -  Bioregionalism, Eco-communalism, and Decolonization!
Excerpt- Revolutionary Herbalism!
Excerpt - The Great Plains - From Dust to Dust!
Excerpt - Against the Environment: A decolonial bioregionalism!
Plant Profiles! - Desert Senna & Indian Root!
Non-Chemical Household Products!
30 Ways to be a Better Ally in 2014!
Red Flags for Herbalists!
From the House of Yemanja by Audre Lorde!
To get a copy:
email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com
To submit Essays, Art, Poetry, Stories, Formulas, Recipes, Plant Profiles, How to Guides, Marginalized Histories, or other herbalism/healing arts/revolutionary eco/sociological histories:
email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

In this issue:

Bioregionalism!

Words to Know! -  Bioregionalism, Eco-communalism, and Decolonization!

Excerpt- Revolutionary Herbalism!

Excerpt - The Great Plains - From Dust to Dust!

Excerpt - Against the Environment: A decolonial bioregionalism!

Plant Profiles! - Desert Senna & Indian Root!

Non-Chemical Household Products!

30 Ways to be a Better Ally in 2014!

Red Flags for Herbalists!

From the House of Yemanja by Audre Lorde!

To get a copy:

email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

To submit Essays, Art, Poetry, Stories, Formulas, Recipes, Plant Profiles, How to Guides, Marginalized Histories, or other herbalism/healing arts/revolutionary eco/sociological histories:

email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

In this issue:
Curanderismo focus!
Words to Know! -  Curander@, Complimentary Alternative Medicine, and Biomedicine!
Excerpt- A Brief History of Curanderismo!
Excerpt - Curander@s in History: Nino Fidencio and Santa Teresita!
Plant Profiles! - White Sage & Yerba Santa!
Curanderismo’s Resurgence!
Common Ailments in Curanderismo!
Glossary of Key Terms in Curanderismo!
Methods of Preparation: Teas, Salves, Tinctures, Poultices and Eye-Washes!
Resources on Curanderismo! 
To get a copy:
email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com
To submit Essays, Art, Poetry, Stories, Formulas, Recipes, Plant Profiles, How to Guides, Marginalized Histories, or other herbalism/healing arts/revolutionary eco/sociological histories,
email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com


In this issue:

Curanderismo focus!

Words to Know! -  Curander@, Complimentary Alternative Medicine, and Biomedicine!

Excerpt- A Brief History of Curanderismo!

Excerpt - Curander@s in History: Nino Fidencio and Santa Teresita!

Plant Profiles! - White Sage & Yerba Santa!

Curanderismo’s Resurgence!

Common Ailments in Curanderismo!

Glossary of Key Terms in Curanderismo!

Methods of Preparation: Teas, Salves, Tinctures, Poultices and Eye-Washes!

Resources on Curanderismo! 

To get a copy:

email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

To submit Essays, Art, Poetry, Stories, Formulas, Recipes, Plant Profiles, How to Guides, Marginalized Histories, or other herbalism/healing arts/revolutionary eco/sociological histories,

email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

In this issue:
Reproductive Justice focus!
Words to Know! -  Reproduction, Reproductive Oppression, Reproductive Justice!
Excerpt- Why is Reproductive Justice Important for Women of Color? from SisterSong Collective
Excerpt - Health? Rights? Justice? Frameworks to Understand Reproductive Justice!
Plant Profiles! - California Bayberry & Red Root!
We Make the Road By Walking: Trans-Inclusive Language & Reproductive Justice!
Young Women Empowerment Project’s Reproductive Justice: A Movement of Resistance Lead by Girls and Transgirls Involved in the Sex Trade and Street Economy!
Core Aspects of Reproductive Justice !
Native Resistance: Decolonizing My Birth Experience by Christina Castro!
Reproductive Justice Resources! 
To get a copy:
email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com
To submit Essays, Art, Poetry, Stories, Formulas, Recipes, Plant Profiles, How to Guides, Marginalized Histories, or other herbalism/healing arts/revolutionary eco/sociological histories,
email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

In this issue:

Reproductive Justice focus!

Words to Know! -  Reproduction, Reproductive Oppression, Reproductive Justice!

Excerpt- Why is Reproductive Justice Important for Women of Color? from SisterSong Collective

Excerpt - Health? Rights? Justice? Frameworks to Understand Reproductive Justice!

Plant Profiles! - California Bayberry & Red Root!

We Make the Road By Walking: Trans-Inclusive Language & Reproductive Justice!

Young Women Empowerment Project’s Reproductive Justice: A Movement of Resistance Lead by Girls and Transgirls Involved in the Sex Trade and Street Economy!

Core Aspects of Reproductive Justice !

Native Resistance: Decolonizing My Birth Experience by Christina Castro!

Reproductive Justice Resources! 

To get a copy:

email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

To submit Essays, Art, Poetry, Stories, Formulas, Recipes, Plant Profiles, How to Guides, Marginalized Histories, or other herbalism/healing arts/revolutionary eco/sociological histories,

email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

In this issue:
The FIRST Issue of our SECOND YEAR!!!
Thank you for your support as we move into our second year of publishing Quercus Agrifolia!
Words to Know! -  Settler! Indigenous People! Settler Society! Indigenous Soverignty! 
Excerpt- The Problem with Privilege by Andrea Smith
Excerpt - Unsettling America’s Allyship and Solidarity Guidelines for Settlers!
Plant Profiles! - Balsam Poplar & Prickly Poppy!
Reflections on Settler Colonialism and Herbalism by a Settler Herbalist!

To get a copy:
email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com
To submit Essays, Art, Poetry, Stories, Formulas, Recipes, Plant Profiles, How to Guides, Marginalized Histories, or other herbalism/healing arts/revolutionary eco/sociological histories,
email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

In this issue:

The FIRST Issue of our SECOND YEAR!!!

Thank you for your support as we move into our second year of publishing Quercus Agrifolia!

Words to Know! -  Settler! Indigenous People! Settler Society! Indigenous Soverignty! 

Excerpt- The Problem with Privilege by Andrea Smith

Excerpt - Unsettling America’s Allyship and Solidarity Guidelines for Settlers!

Plant Profiles! - Balsam Poplar & Prickly Poppy!

Reflections on Settler Colonialism and Herbalism by a Settler Herbalist!

To get a copy:

email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

To submit Essays, Art, Poetry, Stories, Formulas, Recipes, Plant Profiles, How to Guides, Marginalized Histories, or other herbalism/healing arts/revolutionary eco/sociological histories,

email: santacatalinadelvalle@gmail.com

grrlyman:

Yolo Akili- “Are We The Kind of Boys We Want?”

Powerful video about femininity in gay male culture and about choosing to love ourselves as feminine black men.

thebodyisnotanapology:

Written By The Body is Not An Apology Founder, Sonya Renee Taylor. Reblogged from BEDA Weight Stigma Awareness Week

My best friend, Denise Jolly stood on a subway train and disrobed, revealing all 311 lbs of her formerly hidden body in a black bra and panties. This was the culmination of a…