Conversation with Flordemayo, a Mayan Spirit Healer and Angaangaq, an Eskimo-Kalaalit Shaman from Greenland
Join host Phil Cousineau as he engages in conversation and practice with Flordemayo, a Mayan spirit healer and one of the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers and Angaangaq, an Eskimo-Kalaalit Shaman from Greenland. Meeting for the first time, these two indigenous guests share their ancient wisdom and knowledge about the human relationship to nature, as well as the profound sacredness of all life–including sacred healing practices from the world of spirits, animals and plants. To view video clips, please visit www.linktv.org/globalspirit/video/clips
About Global Spirit Global Spirit is a unique “internal travel series,” bringing to light the various practices — spiritual, mental and physical — that help us define who we are as human beings and explore how this affects our relationships to our families, our communities, ourselves and the world at large. Global Spirit examines the relationships between mind and spirit, science and metaphysics, and mental and physical well-being as approached by the world’s ancient wisdom traditions and modern science. Through this series, we aim to foster a global spirit of acceptance and mutual understanding and encourage viewer’s “internal journey” towards personal and social transformation. www.globalspirit.tv
Flordemayo is a curandera espirtu, or traditional healer, who was born in Nicaragua and has Mayan ancestors. Flordemayo is a member of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers and co-founder of the Institute of Natural and Traditional Knowledge. She received the Martin de La Cruz Award for Alternative Healer, given by the International Congress of Traditional Medicine. “Uncle” Angaangaq is an Eskimo-Kalaalit shaman, healer, and carrier of the Qilaut drum. He travels world-wide sharing teachings that are deeply rooted in the oral healing traditions of his people. He has also been a speaker at many international conferences on climate change, environmental and indigenous issues. Phil Cousineau, the series host, is a writer, teacher, editor, independent scholar, travel leader, and storyteller. He lectures frequently on a wide range of topics–from mythology, film, and writing, to beauty, travel, sports, and creativity. He has more than 25 non-fiction books and 15 scriptwriting credits to his name. Stephen Olsson, the series creator, is a filmmaker, television producer and spiritual seeker whose work has been screened in festivals and broadcast on national television networks throughout the world. He has won numerous national and international awards including the National Emmy Award for Outstanding Director, the Du-Pont Columbia Award for Excellence in broadcast journalism and the George Foster Peabody Award.