Plant and Herb Wisdom: Guardians of the Forest. Bioregion: Britain & Ireland.

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Plant and Herb Wisdom: Guardians of the Forest. Bioregion: Britain & Ireland.

Guardians of the Forest Online Event with Dr Sharon Blackie, Angharad Wynne, Glennie Kindred, Sioned Jones

Traditional forest knowledge for spiritual, ecological and cultural transformation.

Wednesday 19th May to Wednesday 26th May, 2021 Online Event

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Guardians of the Forest

This module focuses primarily on Gaelic knowledge of plants, herbs and soil, and the importance of knowing your land and forests. The module builds on the preceding learning to focus on wellbeing and medicinal connections between humans and plants, and the importance of trees and soil in the affirmation of a sense of belonging and connection.

19 May 2021:

Workshop 1 led by Sharon Blackie on native British and Irish myths about the role of women as guardians and protectors of the land.

Workshop 2 led by Sioned Jones on earth protection and guerrilla environmentalism against monoculture plantation in West Cork.

26 May 2021:

Workshop 1 led by Angharad Wynne on walking practices and knowing ancestral lands in the Welsh tradition.

Workshop 2 led by Glennie Kindred on ancient groves, herbal healing and the spiritual properties of trees.

Wednesday 19th May to Wednesday 26th May, 2021 Online Event

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Guardians of the Forest

A unique online course in somatic, spiritual and practical approaches to forest care with practitioners from communities in 30 nations around the world.

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Dr Sharon Blackie #

Dr Sharon Blackie is an award-winning writer of fiction and nonfiction, a psychologist who has specialised both in neuroscience and narrative, and a mythologist with a specialisation in Celtic Studies.

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Angharad Wynne #

A published author and poet, Angharad is also a storyteller who uses story as the starting point for deep enquiry and a source of timeless wisdom and healing.

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Glennie Kindred #

Glennie Kindred is the author of twelve books on Earth wisdom, creating ceremony, native plants and trees and celebrating the Earth’s cycles.

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Sioned Jones #

Sioned is a renowned environmental activist and guerrilla rewilder based in Bantry, West Cork (Ireland)

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