As our world is rapidly changing, acknowledging Spiritual Law is of utmost importance. We can no longer afford to attempt to deny, demand or neglect our responsibilities as Human Beings, as we are meant to care for our Selves, one another, and our Planet. Grandmother Sasa and I talk about about those things that must be understood as we begin to change the way we do everything. Integrity. Honesty. Respect. Change. We are in the midst of it.
Ponelo Kalonga has lived in poverty. She knows it firsthand. Now thirty years old, Ponelo is committed to reforming education for girls in central and southern Malawi. Ponelo's initiative, Save the Village Youth Foundation, is devoted to help young girls remain in school. Childhood marriages, pregnancy, poverty and cultural discrimination are everyday occurrences, and she is working to help change the lives of many young girls through education and informed decisions.
Is it possible to travel across the globe relying on the kindness of others for your food, shelter and a full tank of gas? The answer is yes, as Leon Logothetis has discovered. Leon will share his experiences of the search for Human Kindness.
Grandmother Arapata's journey began as the daughter of two, expanding to becoming the sister of ten, mother of six, and currently the grandmother of seventeen soon to be eighteen amazing grandchildren. Born and raised in Aotearoa (New Zealand) and the USA. Grandmother Arapata holds the indigenous lineage of both the Maori and Samoan ancestral bloodlines. Raised to respect the beauty of both of her cultures Grandmother Arapata returned to traditional teachings and wisdom in sharing healing...
Hafsa Kanjwai, an Assistant Professor of South Asian history at Lafayette College, has seen first-hand the devastation of war. Little is known about the ongoing conflict in Kashmir - militarization, human rights abuses, and violence by the Indian government and army against the people of Kashmir will be the topic of our discussion.
The number of missing and murdered Native American men, women, and children is staggering. Government, law enforcement, and individual companies have done little to end this tragedy. Grandmother Mary Lyons, an Ojibwe Elder, will help shed light on the history of this recurring American tragedy and what must be done to stop it.
With more trauma, anger and intimidation seen globally, our children are the most vulnerable of all populations. Well-Being Consultant, Julie McDaniel-Muldoon of Oakland Schools (Michigan) will offer her Wisdom and Insights regarding making our schools Bully Free. Through restorative practices, we can all learn to live our lives so that we might mitigate trauma and make our schools safe and our children truly peaceful enough to learn.
126 MILLION women & girls are "missing" (dead) from the world population due to severe discrimination and lack of basic human rights -- in other words due to social, man-made causes. That figure comes from the UN Population Fund. That's more deaths than World War I and World War II combined. It's 3.7% of the global female population -- a staggering loss. There is cause for hope. The fact that gendercide is a socially created, man-made problem means that it is a fixable problem. With this...
With so much anguish and pain in the world, how do we remain positive in the face of adversity? Great grandmother Mary Lyons of the Ojibwe tribe shares her life lessons and shares the wisdom of her ancestors to help us live in the light, while recognizing but not fearing the darkness.
Break the Chain is an award-winning documentary that addresses the often ""hidden-in-plain-sight"" issue of Human Trafficking within Michigan communities and the United States. The film chronicles two survivors of Human Trafficking - providing a detailed look at how trafficking goes unnoticed within our backyards. Kwami and Debbie were enslaved and exploited as children for numerous years within the US before anyone took notice. Both survivors of sex and labor trafficking recount their...
Angela Ferguson, Onondaga, is a traditional Indigenous farmer who understands and shares our deeply personal connection to corn and helps to educate others about the ways in which this history must be preserved for ourselves and future generations. Our very lives depend upon the gifts that provide and sustain us all.
Michele Hunt has served in some of the post prestigious positions in both government and industry - bringing one important constant - her ability to bring heart and integrity to the board room as a Dream Maker, an essential part of changing industry, governance, and our human experience.
Nicole Hill, a mother of seven children, found herself in challenging situations after relocating to Michigan due to Hurricane Katrina. Her story is the driving force that echoes in the lives of so many, and her work as an activist strives to bring balance to families like her own.
Simple kindness can be incredibly powerful AND contagious. Mary Keyser is proving that every day with her company A Kinder World. I'm In. She sells merchandise that's created to spread love and kindness. Mary believes that unexpected acts of kindness go on to inspire more acts of kindness, and she believes this kind of domino effect could be a magical thing. Visit her Facebook Page, A Kinder World. I'm In. to see what activities are taking place, and reach out to get involved.
Doctrine of Discovery and Domination, has been kept silent for hundreds of years. On May 4, 1493, Pope Alexander VI released a document entitled, "The Doctrine of Discovery." This "bull" or decree gave consent and direction to unleash a worldwide campaign of terror, domination, massacre and genocide. Few people have been aware of this decree, but all people are affected by it. Renown scholar, Steven Newcomb, will help us to understand the complexity of this global human tragedy. That...
Our world is in the midst of change, and our Indigenous Leaders have been working to help us all understand the great importance of this time. Shawna Bluestar Newcomb works to help to bring Balance and Wisdom to others, as well as to help Women regain the Wisdom that they inherently possess. As a gifted Life Coach and Intuitive, Shawna shares Native Wisdom with Grace and Clarity.
The Iroquois Confederacy The Iroquois (/ˈɪrəkwɔɪ/ or /ˈɪrəkwɑː/) or Haudenosaunee (/ˈhoʊdənoʊˈʃoʊni/) (People of the Longhouse) are a historically powerful northeast Native American confederacy. They were known during the colonial years to the French as the Iroquois League, and later as the Iroquois Confederacy, and to the English as the Five Nations, comprising the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, and Seneca. After 1722, they accepted the Tuscarora people from the Southeast into their...
The Crystal Earth Project is a global movement to transform humanity through the new cosmic energies now available from Mother Earth. Their mission is to serve humanity’s full healing and spiritual awakening. They are helping reweave a higher vibrational connection with ourselves, each other, our planet and the cosmos. For more about The Crystal Earth Project visit crystalearthproject.org.
Greg Schoen is a Seed Keeper, someone who honors and cares for the ancient plants that nourished and healed Humanity for centuries. Seeds from our past hold deep within their structure the history of Humanity. Seeds from the past hold the mystery of medicines, nourishment and replenishing of our Natural world. And Seeds need protection from chemical interventions that change or shut off their gifts. My guest has devoted his Life to just that purpose.
Elaine Grohman and award winning musician Joanne Shenandoah discuss her music, how passion and creativity can impact the world and you'll also hear a song from Joanne on this edition of Going Beyond Medicine on Empower Radio.