In the series ‘Religion & Animals’ Pim Martens interviews Chief Phil Lane Jr.

As part of the fellowship Ethics of the Anthropocene of VU Amsterdam, Pim Martens is making a series of conversations with (indigenous) religious leaders on our relationship with nature and the animals within.

09/01/2020 | 4:35 PM

Below the second interview with Chief Phil Lane, Jr., member of the Ihanktonwan Dakota and Chickasaw Nations. Chief Phil Lane Jr. is an internationally recognized indigenous leader in human and community development.

Learning about indigenous cultures and their relationships with animals may be a way we can begin to address the sustainability challenges we see today. 

Lane interview

See for all interviews the webpage Religion and Animals in the Anthropocene (