Sobonfu Somé speaking at Ancient Wisdom Rising 2011, Port Townsend, Washington USA
“Sobonfu Somé was a respected lecturer, activist and author. She founded Wisdom Spring, Inc. an organization dedicated to the preservation, the sharing of indigenous wisdom and fundraising for wells, schools and health project in Africa. She brought a voice of African spirituality to the West, bringing insights and healing gifts from her west-African culture to this one. Her books includes: The Spirit of Intimacy: Ancient teachings in the ways of relationships, Welcoming Spirit Home: Ancient teachings to celebrate children, community and Falling out of Grace: Meditations on Loss, Healing and Wisdom. She is also the author of “Women Wisdom From the Heart of Africa” a set 6 CD and has contributed to several anthologies” (Wisdom Spring https://www.wisdomspring.org )
Ancient Wisdom Rising Sacred Fire Foundation, Port Townsend, Washington USA.
"Indigenous wisdom traditions provide the world with diverse perspectives and practices based on respect, reciprocity and balance. As we increasingly feel the limitations of global systems that jeopardize our Earth, Sacred Fire Foundation encourages multi-generational gatherings centered on ancestral wisdom for social change. Here, we invite you to rise with us to experience the world as living, aware and sacred.
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…Sobonfu Some’s humorous and reflective discussion of real community, and the altar built to the ancestors
…Tom Goldtooth’s strength and advocacy for Mother Earth, & Ray Williams’ opening prayers and passionate stories of his people and homeland
…Vivek Godboles’ insights from Vedic astrology and the rich fire yagna ceremony
…Raina Ferris’ ceremony for Grandmother Ocean, and her creation of the song of Ancient Wisdom Rising