Join Selina Van Orden in Living Medicine's inaugural podcast as she chats with Chenoa Egawa about The Teachings of the Pacific Northwest Indigenous culture and her life, work, and book, The Whale Child. Chenoa Egawa is Coast Salish of the Lummi and S'Klallam Nations of Washington State. She is an author, illustrator, singer, medicine carrier, storyteller, Qigong practitioner and teacher, dedicated to bringing healing to our Mother Earth. Her book, The Whale Child, written and illustrated by her and her brother, Keith Egawa, is a beautiful story of a young whale who becomes a little boy to teach the people of the land about the ocean. In this episode, learn more about:
  • The interconnectedness of ourselves with nature
  • Why the indigenous cultures are sharing their teachings now
  • How water can heal us, and we in turn need to care for it
  • The life cycle of water what we can learn from it
  • How to be a source of change
  • The difficulties and advantages of the technological age
  • How wisdom comes from the heart and the body, and not the mind
  • The importance of hope for our children and our planet
  • And more!
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