Resources

Resources


Prayers

For the Land:
To all beings known and unknown, named and unnamed of This Land we are on, we see you and we honor you. Thank you deeply for your true support.

For the Ancestors:
Ancestors of our Ancestors of our Ancestors
Bright and Well Ones
We remember you.
Blessed are the ones who keep the dream of love alive.
Blessed are the ones who protect us.
Blessed are the ones who sing us to life.
Blessed are the ones who carry us home.

We call on you now to help us reconnect and repair our bloodlines.
Please let this be good for All Our Relations.

For Spirit:
Sacred Mother, in you we live, breathe, and have our being.
From you all things emerge, and to you all things return.

We see you.
We remember you.
Thank you.
We love you.


Videos about Ancestral Healing, Ancestral Trauma, and Reclaiming Earth Honoring Ritual Practices

Luisah Teish, an author, storyteller, and priestess of the Ifá/Orisha faith of Yoruba-speaking West Africa and the African Diaspora speaks on Honoring Ancestors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Z5VbCAJZ5A

Decolonizing the mind by Dr. Michael Yellow Bird of Humboldt state university speaking at PSU. Best video i have seen at the intersection of social justice, animism, and neuroscience.

Sangoma priestess
Gogo Ekaye's  "Sick or Gifted?" presentation


Articles about Ancestral Trauma and Animist Core Values

Written by poc

https://selfishactivist.com/whiteness-as-cultural-complex-trauma/

http://culturalattachmenttheory.blogspot.ca/2011/06/cultural-attachment-theory.html?spref=bl

http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/this-november-try-something-new-decolonize-your-mind-20171113

https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/history/genealogy/healing-historical-trauma-through-spiritual-activism/

https://unsettlingamerica.wordpress.com/2016/12/21/dear-white-people-an-open-letter-to-white-people-on-becoming-indigenous/

http://bayoakomolafe.net/project/i-want-my-skin-to-breathe-transraciality-as-a-crossroads-notion-of-race-and-racial-justice/

https://medium.com/@harterhealing/how-america-spreads-the-disease-that-is-racism-by-not-confronting-racist-family-members-and-friends-effb68da7e97

https://medium.com/@harterhealing/the-failure-of-acknowledging-racism-as-a-mental-illness-in-america-334168523c12

https://whiteawake.org/2017/01/05/the-vast-and-beautiful-world-of-indigenous-europe/

Written by “white” people

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/17/1690658/-The-sweet-lull-of-white-supremacy-or-why-white-people-hate-to-be-called-white

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/27/1692745/-A-love-letter-to-white-kin-grappling-with-white-supremacy

http://www.racialjusticeallies.org/grief-and-re-membering/

https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/ellenmariejensen

Specifically about grieving

http://blog.griefrecoverymethod.com/blog/2013/07/why-society-will-use-any-word-grief-grief-recovery-can-help-dealing-ptsd?utm_content=63004594&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/oct/10/a-dirty-secret-called-grief

https://www.dumbofeather.com/articles/the-river-of-grief-and-how-to-keep-being/

https://www.utne.com/mind-and-body/grief-rituals-ze0z1603zcbru

Larger reframes//How to Be Animist

https://thetyee.ca/Citizentoolkit/2004/11/15/CanImagSaveUs/

http://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/non-indigenous-culture-implications-of-a-historical-anomaly

http://upliftconnect.com/indigenous-approach-to-healing-trauma/?utm_content=bufferdfceb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

https://charleseisenstein.net/essays/institutes-for-technologies-of-reunion/

http://thegoodliferevival.com/blog/2016/12/24/myth-ritual-culture

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/10-ways-to-listen-to-trees/