12 episodes

a collection of short stories, lessons, and memoirs in healing shared by people of color

kindred medicine | a sacred storytelling podcast dr. shena

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

a collection of short stories, lessons, and memoirs in healing shared by people of color

    thea | becoming oya.

    thea | becoming oya.

    kindred medicine | the podcast is a sacred space, for storytelling, weaving, and decolonizing our healing for the healers, for the people, for the ancestors.

    in the final episode of season I, thea monyee shares intimately the discovery & remembrance of IFA and her relationship with OYA.  a story to anchor and find compassion for ourselves in a time of individual & collective transformation.    

    connect with thea | https://theamonyee.com/ @theamonyee 

    share your ener$y | to keep this sweet movement going, make an offering via cashapp / $kindredmedicine or paypal / heal@kindredmedicine.com. let our gratitude find its way to your heart.

    practice the tradition | share this story with your beloved communities!

    stay close kinfolk! | be sure to follow us @kindredmedicine

    • 30 min
    nandani | raw, innocent, & joyful

    nandani | raw, innocent, & joyful

    kindred medicine | the podcast is a sacred space, for storytelling, weaving, and decolonizing our healing for the healers, for the people, for the ancestors.

    in the second to last episode of the season, nandani bharrat brings a rich story of youth, trauma, & joy as they reflect on their intimate relationship with kali.  

    [trigger warning - sensitive topics including but not limited to reproductive trauma/miscarriage]

    connect with nandani |   https://www.kindredmedicine.com/listing/the-shakta-oracle/

    share your ener$y | to keep this sweet podcast going, make an offering via cashapp / $kindredmedicine or paypal / heal@kindredmedicine.com. let our gratitude find its way to your heart.

    practice the tradition | share this story with your beloved communities!

    stay close kinfolk! | be sure to follow us @kindredmedicine

    • 31 min
    dr shena | this is ritual.

    dr shena | this is ritual.

    kindred medicine | the podcast is a sacred space, for storytelling, weaving, and decolonizing our healing for the healers, for the people, for the ancestors. |

    departing from the usual format, dr. shena, creator of kindred medicine and kindred medicine| the podcast, offers her thoughts and efforts toward clarity and remembrance as we navigate a shifting world. she tenderly offers a loving meditative experience, supporting kinfolk to find the ground and attend to their nervous systems. 

    [ trigger warning - sensitive topics including but not limited to police violence ]

    connect with dr. shena | @embodiedtruthhealing @kindredmedicine

    share your ener$y | to keep this sweet movement going, make an offering via cashapp / $kindredmedicine or paypal / heal@kindredmedicine.com. let our gratitude find its way to your heart.

    practice the tradition | share this story with your beloved communities!

    stay close kinfolk! | rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast & be sure to follow us @kindredmedicine

    • 24 min
    aysen | moonlight reflected on water.

    aysen | moonlight reflected on water.

    kindred medicine | the podcast is a sacred space, for storytelling, weaving, and decolonizing our healing for the healers, for the people, for the ancestors. |

    in this week's episode, aysen farag reads an excerpt from her soon to come book, grief medicine, a story of reclaiming her ancestral heritage. she speaks to the power of remembering ancestral languages, practices, ceremonies, and plant medicines.  with rawness, aysen brings us in to her healing through personal stories of grief.   

    [trigger warning - sensitive topics including but not limited to sexual trauma]

    connect with aysen |  www.dreamingroots.com @lady_of_the_green

    share your ener$y | to keep this sweet movement going, make an offering via cashapp / $kindredmedicine or paypal / heal@kindredmedicine.com. let our gratitude find its way to your heart.

    practice the tradition | share this story with your beloved communities!

    stay close kinfolk! | rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast & be sure to follow us @kindredmedicine

    • 38 min
    crystal | a biomythography.

    crystal | a biomythography.

    kindred medicine | the podcast is a sacred space, for storytelling, weaving, and decolonizing our healing for the healers, for the people, for the ancestors.

    in this raw episode, crystal tennille irby shares a biomythography of poetry + prose.  through a series of unpublished spoken word pieces, she honors and remembers the complexity, immortality, and healing aspects of grief.  

    connect with crystal | @crystaltennilleirby & @demblackmamas

    share your ener$y | to keep this sweet movement going, make an offering via cashapp / $kindredmedicine or paypal / heal@kindredmedicine.com. and let our gratitude find its way to your heart.

    practice the tradition | share this story with your beloved communities!

    • 29 min
    verona | there is no separation.

    verona | there is no separation.

    kindred medicine | the podcast is a sacred space, for storytelling, weaving, and decolonizing our healing for the healers, for the people, for the ancestors.

    in this special episode, verona spence-adofo of ancestral voices shares a personal story of connection with an ancestor she has never met + tips for creating an ancestral altar.  

    connect with verona | @ancestralvoices & https://ancestralvoices.co.uk/

    share your ener$y | to keep this sweet movement going, make an offering via cashapp / $kindredmedicine or paypal / heal@kindredmedicine.com.  and let our gratitude find its way to your heart.

    practice the tradition | share this story with your beloved communities!

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Ahmunet ,

Brilliant!

This podcast is truth-telling and authentic. Real stories and journeys by real people. Worth listening.

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