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Toby Christensen My Adventure To Burkina Faso Part III

This part of the journey, resulted in a time of great reconnection. Reconnection to the people that I had met before, and reconnection to new shining faces, to the  youth that will be the next generation to carry on the ancient wisdom of Dagara. As we walked through the countryside it was apparent [...]

By |2016-11-10T10:01:39-06:00February 3rd, 2011|Indigenous Traditions|9 Comments

Toby Christensen My Adventure to Burkina Faso part II

On To Dano On the next leg of our adventure, we headed from Ouagadougou to Dano the village where Malidoma was born. For those of you who have read the book "Of Water and the Spirit", this is the village where Malidoma's grandfather lived, and the prophesy of Malidoma's life was given. It [...]

By |2016-11-10T10:01:39-06:00December 20th, 2010|Indigenous Traditions|0 Comments

Toby Christensen My Adventure to Burkina Faso part I

Traveling from Ouagadougou to the Bush I just returned from an amazing adventure in Burkina Faso West Africa. On my trip I encountered a very different experience than I had when I visited 12 years ago. The video in this posting was taken while riding out of Ouagadougou the capital city of Burkina Faso out [...]

By |2016-11-10T10:01:39-06:00December 15th, 2010|Indigenous Traditions|0 Comments

History: The Life of the Drum

The Drum has a place in the lives of many people throughout the world. It can manifest energy or represent gods. The Drum holds ancient energy, which beckons to the soul and calls for indigenous remembrance. The Menomini, Native American from Wisconsin, believe the Drum is a strong force in the world that should always [...]

By |2016-11-10T10:01:39-06:00August 10th, 2010|Indigenous Traditions|0 Comments