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Red Table Wisdom Talks

Welcome to your seat at the Red Table. It is our pleasure to sit with you and engage in many deep conversations together.

Next Call Thursday April 2nd 8pm Eastern/Toronto                      (HERE IS OUR ZOOM LINK FOR THE APRIL 2nd CALL)

The Red Table Talks are weekly conversations between Elder Diane Longboat and people world wide who are looking to participate in exchanges that lift the spirit.

In a partnership with Cathy Mines, the Director of Wellness at Reach Yoga who sits in as host and call moderator for Diane. It is in this partnership that Cathy and the Reach Yoga community provide this space and platform solely for the purpose of making Indigenous teachings available in the spirit of reconciliation. Calls are recorded to be watched again and shared.

Connect with Cathy directly to host a Red Table Talk in your community. info@reachyoga.ca 

Kahontakwas Diane Longboat, MEd

is a member of the Turtle Clan and Mohawk Nation at Six Nations Grand River Territory, Canada. She is a ceremonial leader, traditional teacher, and healer. She has served as Elder for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health since January of 2013 and is also the Senior Project Manager, Guiding Directions Implementation.

Diane is founder of Soul of the Mother, a Healing Lodge on the shores of the Grand River at Six Nations Grand River Territory, with extensive relationships with First Nations in Canada and the United States. Diane is also founder of First Nations House (Office of Aboriginal Student Services and Programs) at the University of Toronto.

Diane is a professional educator with a Master’s degree in education and has taught at universities as well as national and international conferences on the topic of traditional Indigenous knowledge systems and spirituality as the fuel for innovation. She has published extensively on Indigenous education law and policy for the Chiefs of Ontario and the Assembly of First Nations.

Please enjoy more wisdom messages from other Indigenous teachers.

‘Not sitting in a place of fear’: Virtual ceremony launches during pandemic | CBC Radio with Kunsi Pahan Pte San Win.

Video Teachings From Bear Paw Teaching and Healing With Elders Grandmother Pahan Pte San Win & Grandfather Wanbadi Wakita.

  Ecological Reflections on The Corona Virus blog post by Dr. Vandana Shiva.

A Message to America from Brazil’s first Indigenous Congress Woman .  

A Red Table Wisdom Talk with Kahontakwas Diane Longboat Soul of The Mother Founder March 26th 2020.

A Red Table Wisdom Talk at Reach Yoga with Soul of The Mother Founder Kahontakwas Diane Longboat. March 19th 2020.

Soul of the Mother is committed to healing Mother Earth through the spiritual evolution of humanity.

As a living organization that is profoundly committed to integrity, authenticity, and the transformative power of ceremony, we know that the connection to Spirit is the key to the manifestation of our spiritual mandate.

The Soul of the Mother vision embodies;

a space for the preservation of Indigenous wisdom and healing traditions
increased opportunities for local and global peace-building alliances through sharing Indigenous knowledge systems
human connection with the Earth for the purpose of environmental protection and the restoration of ecological balance.

All of this work is underway to contribute to Life for all of our children, for all future generations, and for all Life Beings in creation – they are at the center of our vision and the driving force that is our purpose.

We are aware that we cannot fully manifest this vision without the sustained commitment of a Circle of Friends who share a deep and abiding belief in this work.

Please become a monthly donor and support this critical work. Your donation is vital for Soul of the Mother to become a strong force for real, meaningful change during these remarkable times.

Niawen,

The Governing Council of Soul of the Mother