recommended resources

People often ask me who I have/am learning from. You can find many of them throughout this page... additionally near the bottom of the page I have added some additional resources that either myself or other trusted folks have vetted. 

 

ANTI-OPPRESSION

Education for Racial Equity

Leticia Nieto

Holistic Resistance

Study Group Guide for Abolition 

White awake

Wealth Redistribution

Disability Justice 

Characteristics of white supremacy

Summary of Stages of Racial Identity Development

Resources for Decolonizing Community Singing Spaces

ANCESTOR WORK

White Antiracists Have Ancestors

Village Mystery School

Susan Raffo

Dori Midnight

Ancestral Medicine Practitioners

SOMATICS

generative somatics

The Embodiment Institute

Education for Racial Equity

Healing White Body Supremacy

Wild Body

ORGS/MOVEMENTS

Grief to Action

Soul Fire Farm 

East Point Peace Academy

The Ahimsa Collective 

Stop the Money Pipeline

Unist'ot'en

Critical Resistance

GRIEF RESOURCES

Article by Elder Sobonfu Somé Embracing Grief

Answering the Healers Call by Malidoma Somé

Grief and Praise by Martin Prechtel 

Five Gates by Francis Weller

The Sky is Everywhere (film)

PNW Grief Tending

Laurence Cole

The Well

 

ADDITIONAL RECS

Going with Grace - Death Doula Training - Los Angeles

Motherwort & Rose Threshold Support - AZ

Báyò Akómoláfé 

Zahava Griss - The Bay

Embodied Consent - Seattle

Sacred Womb Services - Seattle

The Pleasure Guide - Seattle

FILMS

Wisdom of Trauma

Awake

Just Mercy

White Right: Meeting with the Enemy

13th

The Work

Whale Rider

Children of the Sea

Voices of the Wisdomkeepers

Music Video: Make it Through - Rebel Wise

 

BOOKS

The Five Gates of Grief - Francis Weller

My Grandmothers Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Mending of Our Bodies and Hearts - Resmaa Menakem

Beyond Inclusion, Beyond Empowerment A Developmental Strategy to Liberate Everyone - Leticia Nieto

Our Lady of the Dark Country - Sylvia Linsteadt

All About Love - Bell Hooks

The Politics of Trauma - Staci Haines

Our History is the Future - Nick Estes 

Soulcraft - Bill Plotkin

PODCASTS

Finding Our Way - Prentis Hemphill

The Book on Fire Podcast - for the rootless and uprooted

This is Uncomfortable - episode "No More Money, Please"

Bliss is Ordinary - Yam Sweets & Jessi Rado

MUSIC PLAYLISTS 

Desert Winter

Synthesis: The Great Pause

AMORA

Synthesis: Rise

SOL DANCE: Whales

Octopie

where Cascada meets Sol: a mixtape 2021