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The Language of the Land: Communicating with the Spaces Around Us

March 16 @ 11:00 am 11:45 am

How can we humans connect and communicate with the lands near us? Forests, rural areas, farmlands, battlegrounds, cities – all have a symbolic communication system that can be learned. Join us as we dive into techniques that help provide a personal system for creating a language that’s more than just spontaneous intuition. We’ll explore the data, both repeatable and observable (via omens, the behavior of flora and fauna, etc.). Discussion of the evolution of a land area will also be included, as well as the careful debate of what really is an “invasive” species?

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About the presenter:

Rev. Monika Kojote is a Druid shaman serving the North American, Ireland, European Union, and United Kingdom communities for over 14 years. Monika uses she/her pronouns and is a member of the hearing-impaired community (ASL-inclusive). In her practice, she works consistently to create safe & sacred space for all marginalized and disabled populations. Her education & experience ensure that she is a trauma-informed clergy person and healer.

Although she is based in Washington County (Maryland), her in-person services and workshops span the East Coast & Mid-Atlantic regions. Her practice includes individual and group/family ceremonies, as well as house clearings, journey workshops, spiritual mentoring, divination, and clergy services(weddings, baby blessings, end-of-life care, and funerals).

Monika uses the term “shaman” as a job title, describing healing that occurs in ethical relationship with Spirits. Her ancestry and personal spirituality reflect the practices of the Indo-Europeans; she follows a Druid path.

Monika received her master’s degree in forensic psychology in 2005, and has over 20 years experience working in the public domain of health & human services. She has extensive spiritual training, including her master level certification in Usui Reiki, completion of a 2.5 year program from Gryphons Grove School of Shamanism (now closed), soul retrieval, Druid Apprentice training programs from AODA , and training in Nepalese healing techniques from her jhankri, Bhola Banstola.

$15 per person

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