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The Self Reliance Summit 2016 Day 8th

This is final day of The Self Reliance Summit 2016. Jason Matyasis first person to be interviewed by John Crane. Jason Matyas is a husband and father of seven, lifelong gardener, 17 year Air Force veteran with 9 worldwide deployments including two tours in Afghanistan, visionary entrepreneur and business strategy consultant, and Founder or Co-Founder of six startups. He is the founder of a family business with his children called Seeds for Generations that provides heirloom garden seeds and inspiration for gardening as a family.

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Jason discussion includes Understanding the Modern Grid and the how to Reduce Dependence on it. The modern system – economy, government, and culture – has developed into a massive control grid that seeks to dominate almost every aspect of your life. It does this first and foremost through capturing your mind – teaching you how to think – so that you are unable to contemplate a life outside of the constraints that the system has set for you. This is the ultimate form of slavery – slavery over the mind. But it is one that is agreed to by its subjects, even if out of ignorance. To seek true freedom requires opening your eyes and seeing reality for what it truly is, breaking out of the boxes that have developed in your mind, and evaluating how you can work around the constraints that have been set for the progress and prosperity of you and your family. It is essential that you understand how our current system works so you can properly assess your own situation and make wise decisions about how to prepare for the future. Join us for a challenging and eye-opening presentation that is sure to make you re-think your paradigm.

Rachel Morrison is the last interviewee. Rachel specializes in Internal and Global Strategies with an emphasis in spirituality, wellness and sustainability education. She studied International Business and Marketing, and has practiced Integrated Wellness Principles most of her life. Rachel is a speaker,trainer and developer of “programs of change” with Sunrise Ranch and where thought leaders from around the world, who are dedicated to the awareness and evolution of consciousness by focusing on global development through the Self, Thriving Community and Unified Efforts go.

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Interdependence and Self-Reliance; Living in Sustainable Community are her topics for interview. How to live in sustainable community while developing inner-self-reliance and cultivating inner peace, self-understanding, and conscious awareness. Learn first hand from someone who’s lived in intentional community for 6 years what it’s like to be in a supportive, changing, dynamic, successful intentional community.

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The Self Reliance Summit 2016 Day Seven

Justin Rhodes is opener for day seven of The Self Reliance summit 2016. Justin is a Permaculturalist, film producer, author and teacher. He helps folks learn to work with nature to produce their own sustenance so they can live a more abundant life. Justin trained under the highly accredited Geoff Lawton of PRI Australia for his Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) and has studied natural chicken care under popular author, Pat Foremen. He founded Abundant Permaculture out of a love of teaching and the sustainable movement.

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Justin discusses Permaculture Chickens and use of the 20 Hour Business to Fund Your Farm. How his sustainable business rescued me from “poverty” and IS changing the world. Plus, the tips and tricks you can use to create your own home based sustainable business.

Mike Adams, the “Health Ranger,” is an outspoken consumer health advocate, award-winning investigative journalist, internet activist and science lab director. He is the founder and editor of NaturalNews.com, the internet’s most-trafficked natural health news website. He is also the creator of CounterThink.com, FoodInvestigations.com, HealingFoodReference.com, HonestFoodGuide.org and several other websites covering natural health topics. Adams has received accolades and testimonials from several key influencers in the natural health space, including Dr. Michael T. Murray and raw food pioneer David Wolfe.

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Nike’s topic for discussion is BREAKTHROUGH-How to grow your own tax-free food and medicine without using electricity or soil.Did you know that you can grow your own food and medicine? You don’t even need electricity or soil to be self-reliant. Follow Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, as he teaches self efficiency and answers many questions pertaining to growing your own tax-free food and medicine!

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The Self Reliance Summit 2016 Day Six

Day six starts with discussion involving Steven Harris. Steven Harris is a consultant and expert in the field of energy. He is the founder and CEO of Knowledge Publications, the largest energy only publishing company in the USA. Mr. Harris came to his current position to do full time work on the development and implementation of hydrogen, biomass and solar related energy systems after spending 10 years in the Aero-Thermal Dynamics department of the Scientific Labs of Chrysler Corporation, where he was a pioneer member of the group that developed and implemented successful Speed to Market development concepts.

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Steve’s interview is about Self Reliance Preparedness – Everything You Need to Know About Batteries and More. Steven Harris covers ALL Batteries that you can use in Preparedness. Alkaline, Lithium, NiMH, NiCD and Lithium Ion Batteries. AAA, AA, C, D, 9V, CR123, RCR123, 14500, 16240, 18650, 26650’s and more. What you are watching is a live presentation given by Steven Harris to the Pittsburgh Preparedness Group. It is a live and fun interaction with the crowd as Steven teaches. You will not be bored and you will learn many things that you never knew about batteries.

Nathan Crane brings Sam Coffman as next interviewee.Sam began his medical education in the military as a U.S. Special Forces Medic in 1989. At that same time, he became highly interested in herbalism as a way to provide health care in remote regions with a minimum of medical supplies, both for acute care and trauma as well as for chronic conditions. This was the start of a long journey into the world of plant medicine for Sam. Sam founded and runs a survival and herbalism school called The Human Path offering complete clinical herbalism courses in the central Texas region.

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Sam talks about Sustainable Medicine and the Human Community. Plant medicine is a way to bring an entire community together much in the same way that any group of animals gather around a watering hole. This vital idea of health care that we can all contribute to and be a part of is an idea that fixes the human condition on many levels. It creates community and harmony where that might not have existed. It creates a vital connection between the planet and the human species. It creates a sense of responsibility at the personal level, which contributes to better health on a physical, emotional and spiritual level. Sam Coffman discusses some of the ways in which he has introduced sustainable medicine and nutrition into communities around the country and around the world in order to begin to bring families and neighborhoods together in a solidarity of human survival with the planet rather than in spite of it.

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The Self Reliance Summit 2016 Day Five

Nathan Crane is interviewing Sacha Stone today. Sacha is Founder of Humanitad, the NewEarth Project, and the International Tribunal for Natural Justice. While he’s outspoken against the centralization of power and of multilateral institutional manipulation. Sacha Stone produced the MDG Awards ceremony on the floor of the General Assembly at the United Nations in 2009 in an order to engage with the mechanics of centralized power. It was at this event where Archbishop Desmond Tutu propounded the word Ubuntu, which is fast becoming a major pattern for international socio-ecological reform. Sacha has a plethora of global experience and we’re honored to have him with us.

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How to Become Politically and Socially Free
 is a topic near Sacha’s heart. How being and doing relate to time and space, fear and desire and duality itself, so long as they are not enjoined. Taking the subject further – exploring how synthesizing being and doing equates to sovereign expression and consciousness-in-action, therefore availing to us the alchemy of manifestation in the temporal realms. Claiming ones true voice, owning ones expression and no longer asking for permission as the new credo for spiritual and conscious evolution.

Paul Lenda is next person to be interviewed by Nathan Crane. Paul is a conscious evolution guide, writer, speaker, workshop facilitator, and life coach wishing to provide an integral role in one’s personal transformation and the collective social transformation of humanity. Paul has degrees in business and psychology, over a decade of extensive spiritual practice, a drive for esoteric knowledge and strives to see and understand the wider horizon of Reality.

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Paul’s discussion is on Creating a Localized & Regenerative Society. The present global economy has significant environmental, social, and spiritual costs that can eventually lead us to a dystopic future. Instead of human society measuring progress by infinite economic growth at all costs, a shift towards a localized and regenerative model for measuring progress needs to be made. This talk will focus on the benefits of decentralized localization and the need to go beyond sustainability towards regenerative design.

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The Self Reliance Summit 2016 Day Four

Nathan Crane interviews Gabriel Cousens on the fourth day, who is the author of twelve internationally acclaimed books including Conscious Eating and Spiritual Nutrition. Known worldwide as a spiritual teacher and the leading expert in raw, live, plant-source nutrition, Dr. Cousens functions as a holistic physician, psychiatrist, family therapist, and cutting edge researcher on healing diabetes naturally. His multi-cultural background as an ordained rabbi, an acknowledged yogi, and a four-year Native American Sundancer, adds insight to his “whole-person enlightenment” teachings.

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His topic is Peace With the Ecology.The Essene Sevenfold Peace is an ancient liberation path recently revivified within the context of the Living Essene Way. Peace with the Ecology is essential in nourishing a global environment that supports the spiritual evolution of humanity. As we move away from a perspective of stewardship and towards the realization of our collective oneness with Nature, we uncover the true meaning of our divinely ordained dominion.

Shayna Gladstone is our next candidate in the summit. Her personality shines with radiant smile. Shayna empowers others to re-wild themselves through her tech start up, NuMundo, her music, her Earth Journeys and her permaculture lifestyle. Shayna is also the founder of Dream Activation, guiding individuals and teams through the dream and strategy of igniting their visions. A life-long performer, organizer and earth activist, Shayna has been “working” hard to empower others to live in right relations with each other, our communities and the earth.

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She speaks about realizing our Oneness with Nature and Aligning with Your Life’s Passion and Purpose. She says we are not separate from nature. We ARE nature. This radical shift in consciousness must be spread far and wide. The idea that we are supreme and separate from nature is a global disease that has created consumeristic monsters with a disconnect from what it’s doing to the fragile ecosystem. She poses following questions to the audience. How can we facilitate the health of ecosystems in our daily lives? What do we have to learn from indigenous wisdom? How can we re-write our cultural narratives? What do we have to learn from nature? In her talk, she will explore the themes of oneness with nature, the importance of preserving and learning from our ancestors, and ways that we can begin to live in a harmonious way with the land.

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The Self Reliance Summit 2016 Day Three

The third day of The Self Reliance Summit 2016 is starting with the interview of Marjory Wildcraft. She is the founder of the [Grow] Network, which is the online home of a global network of people who produce their own food and medicine. “Home grown food on every table” is the solution. Marjory was featured as an expert in sustainable living by National Geographic, she is a speaker at Mother Earth News Festivals, and is a regular guest on Cost to Coast AM. She is an author of several books, but is best known for her video series “Grow Your Own Groceries”.

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She is considered The Most Dangerous Woman In America, not because of any other reason than she is a gutsy woman, who is not afraid to speak her mind, especially when it concerns the food we eat. She arouses your curiosity with questions like, what would it be like to be completely free of supermarkets and drugstores? What would it be like if you didn’t have to worry about the ever-increasing price of food? And wouldn’t it be great if you had access to food that is way more tasty and nutritious than anything you can buy? Then answering them with the statement – not only is this possible, there are people who are already doing it. There is so much truth to it. She simply is marvelous in explaining things in the most easiest way to understand.

Paul Wheaton, is the second interviewee of the day. He is the creator of the largest permaculture forum on the internet, permies.com. He has been crowned the “Duke of Permaculture” and has released over 290 podcasts on many permaculture topics ranging from eco-building to frugality to cast iron cookware. Paul is an Advanced Certified Master Gardener, permaculture designer, farmer, and community leader. Not to mention, he accomplishes all of this while rocking a pair of spiffy overalls.

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His topic for the day is Hugelkultur and Permaculture Food Systems. Paul has been gabbing about, and experimenting with hugelkultur beds and other permaculture food systems for nearly two decades. In this interview, he will spill his guts to you about everything he has learned in this space, so you can create these flourishing systems on your own.

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The Self Reliance Summit 2016 Day Two

The Nathan Crane starts the second day of The Self Reliance Summit by interviewing Maryam Henein, who spans 15-year career as an investigative journalist, entrepeneur, and producer. She hit a milestone with the release of her award-winning documentary Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by Ellen Page. It also marked her directorial debut. Maryam’s other credits include programs for the BBC, Discovery, Robert Greenwald, and Morgan Spurlock—plus, she co-wrote and hosted a program for TLC about the Ark of the Covenant.

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The topic she discussed here refers to Secret Life of Bees/ CCD Then And Now. She talks about the honeybees, secret life of bees, systemic pesticides, parellels between bees and auto immune sufferers, CCD then and now around the world, the poisoning of our planet due to spraying in air planes, fumigation at borders in central america, and what to do about it.

Todays second interview is with Brad DeRosia. Brad once lived the life of a rockstar playing in front of millions of people (opening for global figures such as the Pope) and has several top 10 CCM hits. Now Brad has become obsessed with all things needed for self sufficient living. You may know Brad from his popular website and youtube channel “Big Family Homestead” where he share videos like “how to start a fire with a guitar pick”, “How to make an $8 goat pen” and more.

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Brad’s interviews entails journey on his transformation From Rockstar to Bee Keeper and Homesteader. How my family went from a hit band on the radio playing for the Pope, to being obsessed with self sufficient living. A family of nine learns how and why we all need to be homesteaders on some level.

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The Self Reliance Summit 2016 Day One

Nathan Crane opens up The Self Reliance Summit with interview of Mick Dodge. The Mick is the legend in himself. The Mick stepped away from the isolation of modern life and followed his feet deep into the lands of the Olympic Mountains to remember, recover and re-store his relationship with what is ‘Wild’. The Mick Dodge TV Show has inspired over 6 million viewers to discover the forest Mick calls home. He and Earthgym co-founder Jacquie Chandler weave the connection of Mick’s walk with the geotourism opportunities by sharing the Earthgym practice at Workshops, EarthDays, Art Walks, Schools, Colleges, Classes, and Retreats since 1996.

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Today’s discussion is The Art of Dodging and the Secret of IT. He spoke about the barefooting, being one with nature, learning things for oneself from nature and being in nature healed him from his suffering.

The next interview today is with Laurie Neverman. Laurie mixes the best of traditional skills and modern tech with a twist of humor to present self-sufficiency information in a way that makes sense to everyone. Laurie is the founder of CommonSense HomeSteading and provides valuable resources and information for living a more self reliant lifestyle.

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John Crane and Laurie Neverman speak for The Permaculture Revolution. From backyards to deserts to degraded Midwestern farmland, Permaculture is revolutionizing food production. Learn how you can develop a healthy, productive ecosystem that heals the soil while producing a diversity of food. They discuss about mixing various crops so that top soil can be regenerated as we grow what we need.

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