Ancestral wisdom incorporates two distinct ideas:
1) a connection to the wisdom and values of traditional peoples who lived in harmony with the land, engaged in seasonal celebrations and rituals, and honored the needs of the community over the desires of the individual; and
2) a connection with one’s own ancestral lineage. In the paragraphs below, I explore how ancestral wisdom can inform and deepen our democratic practices.
Here, I will discuss how ancestral wisdom can transform our psychological understandings and our relationship with the natural world... (Click title to read the full article)