SUNDAY EDITION: Alyea Pierce Is The Only National Geographic Researcher Telling Her Ancestors Stories Through Spoken Word Poetry

June 12, 2022
38 min
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SUNDAY EDITION: Alyea Pierce Is The Only National Geographic Researcher Telling Her Ancestors Stories Through Spoken Word Poetry

SUNDAY EDITION: Alyea Pierce Is The Only National Geographic Researcher Telling Her Ancestors Stories Through Spoken Word Poetry

June 12, 2022
38 min
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National Geographic Explorer Alyea Pierce is a spoken word poet and researcher who recently contributed to National Geographic’s podcast series Into the Depths, funded by the National Geographic Society. Alyea also uses her creative work with poetry, spoken word performance, audio, and photography to examine oral storytelling and folklore traditions in Carnival celebrations across the African diaspora. She has performed her spoken word poetry internationally from the UK and Trinidad and Tobago to South Africa, as well as at numerous TEDx events. Her poetry has been published online and in print, including the Guardian, New York Daily News, and the Caribbean Writer to name a few.   Website: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/find-explorers/alyea-pierce  LinkedIn: @Alyea Pierce Twitter: @AlyeaSpeaks Instagram: @alyeaspierce Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you’ll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices