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Our blog features writings by and inspired by Indigenous teachings, values and practices bringing forth a road map for living a life of deeper meaning, connection, and purpose. We invite you to share your comments and feedback.
End of Year Message 2023: Happy New Year

End of Year Message 2023: Happy New Year

In 2023, we celebrate a decade of profound impact through the Protecting the Sacred funding program, a journey made possible by your unwavering support and belief in the transformative power of Indigenous wisdom. Since its inception in 2012, this initiative has been...

Holiday Gift Guide 2023

Holiday Gift Guide 2023

A Message from Seeds of Wisdom Embark on a journey of cultural appreciation and sustainable gifting with our Holiday Gift Guide showcasing the talents of Indigenous artists, authors, and creators. Delve into the rich tapestry of Indigenous craftsmanship across various...

Lean on timeless wisdom

Lean on timeless wisdom

Wakanyi Hoffman is a Ubuntu Worldview Speaker, Author, Research Fellow, Weaving Indigenous Wisdom, and Seeds of Wisdom Board member. We’re delighted to share a recent posting and podcast where Wakanyi talks about Ubuntu, storytelling, and peacemaking. Read her blog...

Return to Keyna with us in 2023!

Return to Keyna with us in 2023!

We’re so excited to be returning to Kenya this coming November!And YOU’RE invited to come along! Last year, our 2021 Wisdom Treasure Award recipient Chief Salaton Ole Ntutu gave our guests the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness his long-awaited transition from...

2022 Year-end message from Executive Director Kim Langbecker

2022 Year-end message from Executive Director Kim Langbecker

I send you many blessings and greetings from the traditional homelands of the Tewa, in what is known as Santa Fe, NM. This has been quite a year of transitions, transformations, and loss. I don’t usually include personal notes in these kinds of letters but my...

Maji Moto Cultural Experience – November 2022

Maji Moto Cultural Experience – November 2022

Sacred Wisdom Journey and Salaton Ole Ntutu Elder Graduation Ceremony – Kenya, November 2022. Born and raised in the heart of the African savanna, Salaton Ole Ntutu is a warrior, community chief, shaman, and visionary leader in the semi-nomadic Maasai tribe in Kenya....

We Are the Soil That Walks

We Are the Soil That Walks

We Are the Soil That Walks In the lead up to COP26, the climate conference held in Glasgow in 2021, we were invited to submit an article for The Blue Dot, a publication that is presented in conjunction with the conference.  The theme for the article is – “What is...

Recommended Reads: The Time of the Black Jaguar by Arkan Lushwala

Recommended Reads: The Time of the Black Jaguar by Arkan Lushwala

Welcome to Recommended Reads, Sacred Fire Foundation’s monthly book recommendation series.  By Kim Langbecker, Executive Director  Once a month, we’ll feature a book that has made a profound impact on our work.  Today, I am delighted to share an excerpt from The Time...

In Solidarity

In Solidarity

IN SOLIDARITY. In one of the hundreds of treasured conversations I’ve been blessed to have with Pauline Tangiora, the subject of us all being “one people” came up. I don’t remember the context or who shared that very common vision, but Pauline, in her gentle but stern...

Seeds of Wisdom – Pauline Tangiora (English)

Seeds of Wisdom – Pauline Tangiora (English)

In response to the urgent calling we are all feeling during this challenging and transformative time, and in solidarity with our Sacred Fire Foundation community and the many Elders we have had the privilege to work alongside, we are grateful to be able to share...

What is “Indigenous”?

What is “Indigenous”?

From recent opinion pieces in The Hill on the importance of listening to the wisdom and worldview of Native and Aboriginal Elders to protect our planet, to stories about the connection between Indigenous knowledge, the protection of biodiversity and the prevention of...

Everything is Sacred

Everything is Sacred

This is a message to everyone who we have had the honor to share space with, in-person at one of our events, digitally through our social media, perhaps even just through e-mail. We are reaching out to you today to remind you, during this very challenging and...

November is Native American Heritage Month 

November is Native American Heritage Month 

 This year’s theme is “Honoring Our Nations: Building Strength Through Understanding. There are hundreds of tribes across the nation, with over 570 federally recognized.  They are the Indigenous Peoples of the United States – 5 million strong! This is a time to...

Vital Voices Protecting the Sacred

Vital Voices Protecting the Sacred

Words such as "hero", "warrior" and "defender" are a part of every culture.  Some become famous and are part of our collective history. Some go out every day and with very little fanfare, keep us safe, rescue us when tragedy strikes and rush into rather, than away,...

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