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Prophecy for these times

July 14th-17th 2017 – PLEASE SHARE Greetings folks, I’m heading up to Maine for the prophecy-based ceremony, Healing the Wounds of Turtle Island.  Sherri and I put on a call about this not too long ago, listen to an excerpt here and the whole story here. As I started putting together We Are Nature Rising, I was looking […]

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Conscious Giving from an Indigenous Perspective

How are we all related? Whether from an indigenous perspective or from an ecology perspective, things point towards the truth that we are all intimately linked in a living system of relationships. Join Sherri and I on this webinar about Indigenous…
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What is We Are Nature Rising?

We Are Nature Rising is a new project under the fiscal sponsorship of Merrohawke Nature School and directed by Mark Morey. Our aim is to systemically address the intersection of issues that we believe challenge our ecological, cultural and spiritual…
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My name is Kawisente, I am Kanienkehaka (Mohawk)

My name is Kawisente, I'm a Kanienkehaka (Mohawk) Clan Mother from Kahnawake, a Mohawk reservation just across the bridge from Montreal. I'm a mother of two: a daughter, age 17 and a son, age 14. My children and I have always been active in…
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Ecological Identity: Cultivating Regenerative Leadership

What would it be like if all people could return to being guardians of human and biological diversity on the planet?  It’s this generation that will bring out of the box solutions to today’s global challenges. A portion of this workshop…
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Indigenous has it right

"From Standing Rock to Queensland, colonized and indigenous people are demanding new relationships to water that sustains the life and land which provides for the people. This approach entails returning lands and resources to indigenous control…
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The role of culture in shaping leadership identity

"The deeper we understand ourselves, the more of the world we identify with and, as a result, the wider our circle of relationships and belonging." - Bill Plotkin We Are Nature Rising at it's core is about leadership identifying with something…
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Where do we take direction from in uncertain times ?

When asked, "How can we know if a nation or culture will survive or not?" the Buddha answered: "As long as a society holds regular and frequent assemblies, meeting in harmony and mutual respect, can they be expected to prosper and not decline. As…
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It's a Good Day to Live

Good Morning! It's a good day to live. Warrior up. Live from a place of action based on principles. Join others in what matters. Connect outside with those you love and in your own. Thanksgiving begins today as a daily practice. As I think…
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What do you believe in ?

A woman, 25 years old, reached out to me for guidance two days after the election.  She is a leader in her role at work and she was in a state of stress and despair.  This is was our email exchange. Hi Mark, This week has been very…
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We Were Made for These Times

This is a powerful blogpost by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, that speaks to the purpose of We Are Nature Rising. My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered.…
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What's the most effective way to create change in a ...community, school, church, institution, business, neighborhood...

We Are Nature Rising takes direction from regenerative cultural practices that create health and well-being for people.  Culture is like an invisible mentor, always guiding and informing the people. The Three Great Mysteries: air to a bird,…
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The role of extended family in regenerative culture

The following is an excerpt from Bill Pfeiffer's book about transformational leadership experiences in nature. He interviewed me for one of his chapters in: Wild Earth Wild Soul. We ended up talking about the role of extended family…