Archive for Culture

The Grateful Phish 50th Anniversary Show, Fare Thee Well

I have been derailed all day unexpectedly. I heard the rumors flying for weeks and actually never really thought it would stir such deep feelings. Today the 50th Anniversary Show has been announced for the Grateful Dead with [...]

Eagle and Condor: A Story of Hope

Emergent stories that create hope, and inspire people to action are of the utmost value at a time when many traditional systems are failing. The Eagle and Condor Prophecy is multi-layered with diverse people from many tribes [...]

Global Meditation Celebrates World Spirit Day on December 21

It’s as if humanity has fallen into a great amnesia, forgetting our connection to the land, to each other, to the future and to the past. Organizers of The Unify Global Meditation at 3:03 pm PST on [...]

Indigenous Kogi on Global Webcast: Restore Balance or Perish

We have seen the metaphor played out in recent films like Avatar and more recently Interstellar but now it is time to recognize that it is actually happening in real life. Human beings with all of [...]

Uplift Festival Inspires Global Solutions

Our planet and its citizens are quickly approaching a cross-roads where the need to confront emerging crises invites us to collaborate in ways that we have never done before. UPLIFT Festival has been dubbed the “Visionary TED” for bringing [...]

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 [...]