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To Appropriate or Not to Appropriate
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By Itzhak Beery

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Tending to the Exploitation of Earth’s Resources

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Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action 

Tending to the Ocean

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Celtic Cross-Quarter Holiday Ceremony

BELTANE

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Tending to Refugees

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Tending to Racial Discrimination

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DISCOVERING A NEW RELATIONSHIP
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by Dave and Tally McCormack with Mary Olivar

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TENDING TO ARMED CONFLICT IN ISRAEL AND PALESTINE

Led by Joan Levergood

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Embracing the Dark Feminine in a Time of Seeming Chaos

Embracing the Dark Feminine in a Time of Seeming Chaos

In the northern hemisphere, as we step into winter, the north on the medicine wheel, we have stepped into the embrace of the Dark Feminine. What is this power, and how can we work with it? I hope this article helps you grasp what is happening in our world right now...

Shamanism: What it Ain’t

Shamanism: What it Ain’t

Introductory note by Jaime Meyer, SSP Board President: I’ve been fascinated with how much vitriol is expelled into the world trying to define what shamanism is. When this discussion gets heated, as it often does, I believe we have stopped talking about shamanism, and...

Owl Crashes In

Owl Crashes In

In the melting snow at the very beginning of spring, my eye caught a bright reflection on the ground: chunks of broken glass along a wall. When I looked up, I saw that the outer window of the classroom above my garage had been shattered. The window was double-paned,...

Light Of The Shaman

Light Of The Shaman

The sustaining tradition of the indigenous heart is being remembered. Our survival as a species may depend upon it. Step forward you, the wild, natural mystic... Buddhism, Reiki, Christianity, Drumming Circles, Islamism, Yoga, Herbalism, Trance Dance, Mindfulness,...

LUGHNASADH (LUNASA) CEREMONY VIDEO, AUGUST 2023

LUGHNASADH (LUNASA) CEREMONY VIDEO, AUGUST 2023

Below is the video of the Lughnasadh/Lunasa Celtic Ceremony by Dr. Karen Ward and John Cantwell, originally aired live on August 7th, 2023.   THE CELTIC FESTIVAL OF LUGHNASADH (LUNASA) When the birdsong calms as the crops grow towards harvest, the earlier sunsets...

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Earth-Centered Divination

Earth-Centered Divination

Tom Cowan, a highly experienced shamanic practitioner shares with us a technique for seeking wisdom from the world around us. A way to find signs from Nature and Spirit. This presentation includes a 20-minute lesson on Omen Hunting, followed by a 15-min opportunity to...

Ceremonies to Release Fear and Anxiety

Ceremonies to Release Fear and Anxiety

In this daunting time of major transformation, many are being called by Spirit to show up and be fully present to do what we came here to do and to be who we came here to be. There can be egoic entanglements that inhibit or interfere with us doing so and it’s more...

YOUR SACRED VOICEUSING SONG TO SHARE YOUR MEDICINE

YOUR SACRED VOICE
USING SONG TO SHARE YOUR MEDICINE

This video was presented at the 2022 SSP Conference and we share it here for the Monthly Member Audio/Video: Vibration is the essence of the Universe. And the human voice could be considered our most powerful, versatile, and healing shamanic tool. Song and tone are...

Seasonal Medicine Wheel Ceremonies

At the turn of each season we hold a virtual ceremony to honor the four directions of the medicine wheel. Led by a ceremonialist from our board of directors, ceremonies are available to our members by Zoom conference line, and recorded for those who wish to listen at a different time.

CELTIC CROSS-QUARTER HOLIDAY Ceremonies

At each calendar quarter we hold a Celtic Cross-Quarter Holiday Ceremony. Imbolg (February 1st), Beltane (May 1st), Lughnasagh (August 1st) and Samhain (October 31st). Led by Dr. Karen Ward and John Cantwell of Ireland, these ceremonies are available to our members by Zoom conference line, and recorded for those who wish to listen at a different time.

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Tending to Refugees

Tending to Refugees

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action The number of refugees in our world has dramatically increased in the last decade. Tens of millions of people are being displaced from their homes by natural and manmade disasters such as floods, droughts, fires,...

Tending to Racial Discrimination

Tending to Racial Discrimination

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action The lie of separation has created patterns of discrimination and viewing other humans through the lens of “separate” and “other”, often resulting in judgement, anger, violence, and war. It is found on all levels of...

Tending to Drug Addiction

Tending to Drug Addiction

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action Drug addictions are impacting the lives of our communities, our families, friends, co-workers and first responders. The overdose death rates are rising. The impacts are far reaching from emotional and physical health...

Tending to Racial Discrimination

Tending to Racial Discrimination

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action The lie of separation has created patterns of discrimination and viewing other humans through the lens of “separate” and “other”, often resulting in judgement, anger, violence, and war. It is found on all levels of...

Tending to Drug Addiction

Tending to Drug Addiction

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action Drug addictions are impacting the lives of our communities, our families, friends, co-workers and first responders. The overdose death rates are rising. The impacts are far reaching from emotional and physical health...

Tending to Political Fear and Anger

Tending to Political Fear and Anger

This is a Shamanism Without Borders Call-to-Action While there are many distinct political crises across the globe, one thing they all have in common is human emotions. Particularly, the feelings of fear and anger underneath the world’s ever-changing news feeds.  We...

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