Category: Indigenous Traditions in Healing

Sundancing

(photo of Zenju’s mocassins and drumstick) The dirt of the New Mexico desert is still on my mocassins. The ancestors spoke to me the first day of the dance. I did not like what I heard. But I listened. I

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Ancient Forest Chanting

Many see chanting as a practice related only to Buddhism, yet if you open to cultures prior to the onset of Buddhism you find many forms of chanting.  I would like to share chanting from the Aka and Baka tribes

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Burying the Bones: Rituals for Loss of Life, Land, and Culture

Burying the Bones Rituals for Loss of Life, Land, and Culture (photo of Batik people) We need to create symbolic burial rituals for those whose lives were taken to confiscate the land in which they lived and preserved culture or

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