Transcending the Wounds of Conquest & Colonization
posted by Roman Hanis on June 24th, 2015
With the racial tensions and conflicts running high in the world today, I turn to reflect on the profound lessons shared with me by all of my teachers – Amazonian and Andean elders as well as northern Native American wisdom keepers and Tibetan Lamas.
Obviously a lot of wounding still remains among the nations that were affected by conquest and colonization. Coming from a persecuted tribal culture myself (although not Native American), and at the same time being adopted into two Amazonian tribes, I have witnessed throughout my life many inter-cultural scars that linger on the planet today.
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