Archive for Culture

Lose Yourself Behind a Mask…

Every culture and tradition around the world has masks, costumes, dances, puppets, and ceremonial characters that teach or bring meaning to the community. In native traditions these are not considered performances to be watched, they are [...]

Essencia Makes Walls Talk

Art changes the way we perceive the world. It’s no wonder that large companies spend millions of dollars littering our urban landscapes with billboards. Public murals, in contrast to advertisements, have the ability to teach, inspire, and [...]

Internet Mirrors Human Brain

When technology enables a truly global connected intelligence, the kind of insights we’re going to be able to have we cannot even imagine yet.” -Tiffany Shlain You have probably heard of Connected the Film, or The Future Starts [...]

First Nations Lead Way at Climate March

When the wisdom of the heart meets the power of the mind we will see peace upon the land. -Prophecy of Eagle and Condor This is the common sentiment in many versions of the popular prophecy/folk-story [...]

Religions for the Earth Conference

There are many lenses through which humans see the divine and interpret what is sacred. It is an act of courage to accept that all beings have their own unique connection to the sacred. It is a powerful [...]

Heart Resonance and Global Coherence

Most people would not dispute that inner peace is a prerequisite for world peace. Within each of us is a natural response for healing and maintaining homeostasis. Likewise, ecological systems in nature tend to seek balance and optimal health. When [...]

A Gathering of The Tribes

From the Cowboy Indian Alliance (CIA) to Neil Young touring with a message to Honor the Treaties we have witnessed an unprecedented wave of indigenous activism. With good reason, First Nations Peoples are building alliances with environmentalists, [...]

A Technology for World Peace

Fire is technology and a resource. We can use it to warm our food and our home or it can burn down our neighborhood. It’s all a matter of how we choose to use technology and [...]

White Buffalo Day: Unity in a World Divided

“The squeaky wheel gets the grease” is a good way to convey why we see so much war and division in our news yet hear so little about the many quiet miracles of peace and unity that [...]

We Refuse To Be Enemies

It is a common theme throughout the world that governments like to create war and the people they govern would rather live in peace. Traditionally, the “theater of war” requires the state to create some sort [...]