60 minutes | Jun 11th 2018

We Are Mythmakers: Sharon Blackie on the Power of Myth and Story in Transforming Our World

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This week on Love (and Revolution) Radio, we speak with mythologist Sharon Blackie, author of "If Women Rose Rooted" and "The Enchanted Life", about the power of myth and story in transforming ourselves and our world. Sharon speaks about her journey from a corporate office job into her deep dive into the world of nature, myth, and place. In this show, she shares insights and thought-provoking ideas about the importance of reconnecting with the rest of the Earth at this time in human history. Sign up for our weekly email: http://www.riverasun.com/love-and-revolution-radio/ "If women remember that once upon a time we sang with the tongues of seals and flew with the wings of swans, that we forged our own paths through the dark forest while creating a community of its many inhabitants, then we will rise up rooted, like trees. And if we rise up rooted like trees, well then, women might indeed save not only ourselves, but the world."- Sharon Blackie, If Women Rose Rooted. Links: Sharon Blackie http://sharonblackie.net/ If Women Rose Rooted https://www.amazon.com/Women-Rose-Rooted-Authenticity-Belonging/dp/1910463663 The Enchanted Life https://www.amazon.com/Enchanted-Life-Unlocking-Magic-Everyday/dp/1910463884/ The Hedge School www.thehedgeschool.org Music by:  "Love and Revolution" by Diane Patterson and Spirit Radio  www.dianepatterson.org About Your Co-hosts: Sherri Mitchell (Penobscot) is an Indigenous rights attorney, writer and activist who melds traditional life-way teachings into spirit-based movements. She is the author of Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change. Follow her at Sherri Mitchell – Wena’gamu’gwasit: www.sacredinstructions.life Rivera Sun is a novelist and nonviolent mischief-maker. She is the author of The Dandelion Insurrection, The Roots of Resistance, Billionaire Buddha, and The Way Between. Her essays on social justice movements are syndicated by PeaceVoice, and appear in Truthout and Popular Resistance. http://www.riverasun.com/
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