Trail of Tears, Immigration, and Healing of Nations
By: Jacob Devaney - 23 September 2015 - 0 Comments

Author of well-known Medicine Cards and Choctaw Pipe-Carrier, David Carson, shares stories of hope and healing with historical roots and contemporary relevance. From the Trail of Tears forced relocation of Native Americans to displaced Syrian [...]

(VIDEO) Finding Peace in Nature; Real Life Mermaids
By: emily ann jones - 16 September 2015 - 1 Comment

It is easy to get overwhelmed from the stresses of daily life, not to mention the larger environmental, political and social problems of our world today. It is no wonder that people experience anxiety, [...]

World Peace Weekend, a Global Effort
By: Jacob Devaney - 12 September 2015 - 1 Comment

Peace is such a loaded word in so many ways. It can be political, conjuring 60’s flower-power and civil disobedience, or a sleepy term we apply to those who have passed (R.I.P). It is somehow [...]

How a Hopi Elder Changed My Life
By: Jacob Devaney - 11 September 2015 - 0 Comments

Secluded in the Painted Desert of the Southwest the Hopi are a private but open-hearted, indigenous Nation that have preserved one of the most ancient cultures in North America. They are essentially an oral tradition [...]

What we can Learn from Forgotten History
By: Jacob Devaney - 10 September 2015 - 0 Comments

During the early days of slavery in the American Southeast, native Seminole, Choctaw, Cherokee, and Creek Indians were known to raid plantations and free captive slaves. Despite their cultural differences, they recognized their common struggle [...]

Indigenous Roots of the English Language
By: Jacob Devaney - 09 September 2015 - 4 Comments

Respect for native wisdom and spirituality is long overdue, but those of European descent need to also know their own forgotten indigenous heritage. While many people are actively trying to honor indigenous ways and heal historical wounds leftover [...]

Seeding Ideas in the Digital Era
By: Jacob Devaney - 01 August 2015 - 0 Comments

How can digital media and social networks mimic natural systems for positive change? Obviously this is a conversation and an exploration that stretches way beyond a short blog, but just as a flower casts [...]

Colorado Fest Highlights Budding Culture
By: Jacob Devaney - 31 July 2015 - 0 Comments

Festivals, unlike concerts, are a way for the whole family to get away under the stars for a weekend of revelry and color. With Woodstock almost 50 years ago, festival culture (and it’s 1960’s pioneers) [...]

International Forgiveness Day, Time for Liberation
By: Jacob Devaney - 29 July 2015 - 0 Comments

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. -Lewis B. Smedes Usually when we hurt another person or ourselves it is unconscious, the act of forgiveness is [...]

Does News Media Distract or Inform?
By: Jacob Devaney - 12 July 2015 - 0 Comments

A well-informed public is a powerful force of nature! We take it for granted that when we turn on the news that we are supposed to get “the news” but generally that is not what we [...]