Apela Colorado shares her knowledge and experiences of indigenous wisdom and promotes an understanding between the indigenous and modern world perspectives.
A ceremonial journey to reconnect with the essence of indigenous spirituality and awaken to its beauty, power and potential in contemporary society.
In this book, Apela Colorado, the inspirational authority on indigenous wisdom, shares her lifelong journey of connecting with the essence of indigenous spirituality and culture. From China to Alaska, Benin to France, Apela recounts her passionate work to communicate, conserve, and celebrate sacred indigenous ways, all while reawakening to the wisdom of her Native American and French Gaul ancestors and reclaiming her own truth, healing, and story.
With gentle grace and generous insight, this book lovingly teaches us to honor the power, beauty, and potential of indigenous wisdom, and explores how it continues to resonate in modern life. Apela's experiences form a ceremony of remembrance and renewal, a spiritual guide to help you reconnect to the wisdom of your ancestors, apply sacred ways of knowing and being to your life, and reclaim your own Creation Story.
About the Author
Apela Colorado PhD is a member of the Oneida tribe and is a traditional cultural practitioner. She received a BA, an MSc and then a Doctorate in Social Policy from Brandeis. In 1989, she founded the Worldwide Indigenous Science Network (WISN), a forum that promotes consensus, collaboration and cooperation between experts of Western and indigenous knowledge in conservation and education programmes and alternative resource development. www.wisn.org
"Nothing is more essential for the future of the planet than an honoring and integration of indigenous wisdom in every realm. In this brilliant poignant profound superbly written book, Apela Colorado offers us the treasures of a lifetime of shamanic passion and practice as well as a practical template for all of us to start our journey’s home to celebrating and protecting the creation and ourselves. This essential book should be in the backpack of every seeker, every policy maker and all those passionately concerned for the birth of a new humanity."
—Andrew Harvey, author of The Hope: A guide to Sacred Activism and with Carolyn Baker, Radical Regeneration.