S. Kelley Harrell
Founder of the nonprofit organization The Saferoom Project. Kelley lives with a wonderful lover and a couple of energetic Twinkies. Kelley is an author and neoshamanic in North Carolina. She is author of "Gift of the Dreamtime: Awakening to the Divinity of Trauma," "Real Wyrd - A Modern Shaman's Roots in the Middle World," and her open dialogue with souls is recorded in her regular column, “Intentional Insights: Q&A From Within.” Her poetry, essays and fiction have been published in many journals and anthologies. Walking the path of the modern Druid, she’s a Global Goddess Priestess, and her shamanic practice is Soul Intent Arts.
Tat OmeAkaEhekatl Erick Gonzalez
Tat Erick is a Mayan Kamal B’ey (Spiritual Guide/Teacher). He created sacred spiritual sanctuaries in Northern CA and Lake Atitlan, Guatemala- He is the Founder and Spiritual Leader of Earth Peoples United, an organization dedicated to connecting people with the natural and spiritual worlds. Tat Erick is directing the co-creation of “The School of Earth Wisdom”. He also coordinate and organize international events, gathering Spiritual Leaders and leading ceremonies, pilgrimages and councils. His efforts also continue to support and emphasis connecting Elders and youth.
Linda Star Wolf
Linda Star Wolf has been a vision¬ary teacher and shamanic guide to thou¬sands of people over the last 35 years. Star Wolf is the Founder and Co-Director of Venus Rising Association for Transformation, a 501c3 non-profit orga¬ni¬za¬tion, and the Founder and President of Venus Rising University for Shamanic Psychospiritual Studies, estab¬lished in August of 2010 in the state of North Carolina. The author of several books and the creator of the Shamanic Breathwork™Process, much of Star Wolf’s work is reve¬la¬tory and comes from her own direct expe¬ri¬ence.
Deena Metzger is a healer, author, ritual practitioner and storyteller. Teaching and counseling for more than 35 years she developed therapies (Healing Stories) which creatively address life-threatening diseases, spiritual and emotional crises, as well as community and political disintegration. With her husband, Michael Ortiz Hill, she brought the tradition of Daré, from Zimbabwe to North America. Relying on dream wisdom and Council as well as music healing and energy work, Daré exists for the sake of restoring beauty and bringing healing to individuals, community and the natural world. She, like her husband, has been initiated by and has worked alongside a Nganga, an indigenous medicine man, Mandaza Kandemwa, from Zimbabwe.
Naba Lamoussa Morodenibig
Naba Lamoussa Morodenibig, a Gourmantche from Fada N'Gourma, a city East of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, began his initiations when he was eight years old. As a young boy, Naba was able to attend European schools at the same time he was progressing through Traditional Education and Spiritual Initiations. As he grew, Naba continued his education, and not only did he attend the University, but he also excelled in his traditional and spiritual education, eventually surpassing the level of his teachers to become one of the most knowledgeable Spiritual Masters of the Dogon people.