Mitákuye Oyás’iŋ

The Lakota phrase Mitákuye Oyás’iŋ describes Reality by addressing it as “All My Relations.” All humans, all animals, all plants, all the waters, the soil, the stones, the mountains, the grasslands, the winds, the clouds and storms, the sun and moon, stars and planets are our relations and are relations to one another. We are Read More

Isolation and Connection

Now that I’ve explained myself, let’s return to the second blog post of this nascent series about the power and potential of the crisis we face at this time. And at the end of this post, I’ll explain the presence of this photograph. First, I want to say very clearly at the outset that seeing Read More

Mythic roots of Western culture’s alienation from nature

As Earth Day approaches this Friday, April 22, 2016, you may be reading a lot about Western culture’s disconnection from the natural world.  You may wonder why Western culture became disconnected from the natural world all around it.  The Mythic Roots of Western Culture’s Alienation from Nature, written and published by Dawn Hill Adams, Ph.D. Read More

Urgent help to protect an Old Growth Forest Elder in Northern Europe!

Indigenous peoples live all over the world, and everywhere they have deep ties to the Land. Indigenous and traditional peoples still living in Europe, such as the Finns and Karelians, comprise the root stock of many people living in North America today. Their continuing relationship with the ancient boreal forests of Scandinavia play out to this Read More