As we face this unprecedented time for most of us during the COVID-19 pandemic, connection, community, truth and storytelling feel more important than ever. I’ve always wanted to start an Unlikely Hikers podcast and I’ve suddenly found myself with more time than is good for me. I have no experience, so why not just throw myself into this? It’s raw and imperfect and beautifully human. This is the Unlikely Hikers feed come to life. Scroll down for the episodes!
NEW – Episode 12 : Disabled Hikers – July 31, 2020
Episode 12 : Disabled Hikers with Syren Nagakyrie
Syren Nagakyrie (they/them/theirs) is a long-time disabled activist and community builder who is passionate about liberation through connection. They grew up with multiple invisible disabilities and finds connection with nature to be a source of comfort in times of social isolation. Syren is the founder of Disabled Hikers, an organization building disability community and justice in the outdoors. They are a freelance writer, consultant, and presenter. They are the author of The Disabled Hiker’s Guide to Western Washington and Oregon: outdoor adventures accessible by car, wheelchair, and foot, to be published by, FalconGuides. Syren currently resides on traditional lands of the Quileute, in Forks, Washington. They identify as a white, queer, and poor person from a disabled and working-class background. Disabled Hikers | ig: @disabledhikers
Weaving throughout the interview are other voices from the Unlikely Hikers community, Evita Rush (she/her), Vasu Sojitra (he/him), Matthew Tilford (he/him), Alyssa (she/they), Eugene Brukhman (he/him), Olivia Bernard (she/her), Kali Welch (she/her) and Regina.
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