Jules Ravenheart

Julien Ravenheart is a transman living in Ontario, Canada. A native American on the journey of self discovery through various religious paths, including Shamanism and Buddhism.

Healing with the Tibetan Singing Bowls

Back in August I was camping at a psy-trance festival in the woods of Quebec, where I experienced my first singing bowl concert and...

The Healing and Purification Effects of a Sweat Lodge Ceremony

The benefits of sweating for healing and detoxification is a widely known practice in many Native cultures around the world. Not only does sweating...

Connecting with Pain: The Shaman as the Wounded Healer

"The analyst must go on learning endlessly...it is his own hurt that gives the measure of his power to heal." ~ Carl Jung The shaman...

More than Just a Trickster: The Many Faces of the Coyote

The coyote - myths and facts The coyote has a reputation of being a sneaky predictor and a nuisance. Many fear the coyote and believe...

The Seven Sacred Ceremonies of the Cherokee

For the Cherokee, ceremony is an essential way of connecting with one another in the community and giving thanks to the Great Spirit...

Celebrating Love and Unity with the Handfasting Ceremony

Back in October, my partner and I celebrated a year of marriage by holding a handfasting ceremony. It was a small and intimate celebration...

The Path of Two Spirit People in Native American Tribes

Two Spirit is an umbrella term adopted in Winnipeg in 1990 at the First Nations gay and lesbian conference. It refers to people who...

Interpreting the Native American Medicine Wheel

The Native American medicine wheel is a universal symbol used in many native tribes. Its meaning is versatile, depending on the tribe and personal...

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