Looking through the Veil: Exploring Ancestry as a Path of Liberation

Looking through the Veil: Exploring Ancestry as a Path of Liberation

Connecting with one’s ancestry is much more than an idle hobby. It has deep relevance in our lives and in the struggles we face as individuals, in our communities, and as a human species. The wounds of our ancestors are “etched deeply into our bones,” as scholar Ronald Grimes puts it.

Coming together at the full moon, during the time of year when the veil is thin between worlds, we will sing, dance, play, tell stories, walk the land, and listen to the ancient ones whose voices have been silenced yet still whisper in our ears. We will dive deeply into social justice theory and practical, hands-on ancestral reconnection, all the while tending to our hearts and the fierce and gentle work of ancestral healing...