42 min

Episode 5: Make It All Sacred Medicine Cypher

    • Health & Fitness

Join us as we sit down with the one and only Yeye Luisah Teish. Not only a teacher, dancer, storyteller, and high priestess, Yeye Teish is also a prolific author, most notably of Jambalaya: The Natural Woman's Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, her father was an African Methodist Episcopal  and her mother was a Catholic, of Haitian, French, and Choctaw heritage. Yeye Teish is an Iyanifa and Oshun chief in Yoruba tradition. Yeye Teish is one of the most well known Yoruba priestesses worldwide, who is celebrated internationally in Goddess circles as a writer and ritual-maker. She quite literally a legendary woman of great character and exceeding positive impact for this generation and all time.

In this Episode:
Cutting open the path for our work
Marie Laveau and spiritualism
Growing up with psychic experiences
War with Exxon and Monsanto
Coming up as a young, black woman in the civil rights and black power era
Repressed energy & memories coming out through dance 
Healing women survivors of childhood sexual abuse, incest, sexual enslavement, battery, domestic abuse and surgical alteration
Providing a safe space for people to have their memories
Listening deeply
Creating a cavalry of women dedicated to healing other women
Taking back power
Following the ancestors, New Orleans, Haiti, West Africa
The journey to Iyanifa and priesthood
Initiation to Oshun
The stories of orishas are spiritual physics codified
Indigenous traditions on the rise 
Responisbilities and the delicate dance of elderhood
Supplimenting the discoveries of the younger generations
Rituals for the everyday sacred

Featured Plant Ally: Rue (Ruta graveolens)

Resources and Links:
Yeyeluisahteish.com
Marie Laveau
Katherine Dunham
Sacredwatersretreat.com

Music:
Sister in Yellow by Omar Sosa, El Houssaine Kili, Gustavo Ovalles · Martha Galarraga, Sub-Z, Yassir Chadly
Bullerengue para un Angel by Orita Cantora
Water Drumming by Baka women of Cameroon
Pour me Water by Mr. Eazi

Shout Outs:
Yeye Luisah Teish
Sacred Waters Retreat
George Peterson Jr.

Join us as we sit down with the one and only Yeye Luisah Teish. Not only a teacher, dancer, storyteller, and high priestess, Yeye Teish is also a prolific author, most notably of Jambalaya: The Natural Woman's Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, her father was an African Methodist Episcopal  and her mother was a Catholic, of Haitian, French, and Choctaw heritage. Yeye Teish is an Iyanifa and Oshun chief in Yoruba tradition. Yeye Teish is one of the most well known Yoruba priestesses worldwide, who is celebrated internationally in Goddess circles as a writer and ritual-maker. She quite literally a legendary woman of great character and exceeding positive impact for this generation and all time.

In this Episode:
Cutting open the path for our work
Marie Laveau and spiritualism
Growing up with psychic experiences
War with Exxon and Monsanto
Coming up as a young, black woman in the civil rights and black power era
Repressed energy & memories coming out through dance 
Healing women survivors of childhood sexual abuse, incest, sexual enslavement, battery, domestic abuse and surgical alteration
Providing a safe space for people to have their memories
Listening deeply
Creating a cavalry of women dedicated to healing other women
Taking back power
Following the ancestors, New Orleans, Haiti, West Africa
The journey to Iyanifa and priesthood
Initiation to Oshun
The stories of orishas are spiritual physics codified
Indigenous traditions on the rise 
Responisbilities and the delicate dance of elderhood
Supplimenting the discoveries of the younger generations
Rituals for the everyday sacred

Featured Plant Ally: Rue (Ruta graveolens)

Resources and Links:
Yeyeluisahteish.com
Marie Laveau
Katherine Dunham
Sacredwatersretreat.com

Music:
Sister in Yellow by Omar Sosa, El Houssaine Kili, Gustavo Ovalles · Martha Galarraga, Sub-Z, Yassir Chadly
Bullerengue para un Angel by Orita Cantora
Water Drumming by Baka women of Cameroon
Pour me Water by Mr. Eazi

Shout Outs:
Yeye Luisah Teish
Sacred Waters Retreat
George Peterson Jr.

42 min

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