Healing Our Relationship with the Plant People

Awakening the Horse People

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One aspect of decolonization is returning integrity to our relationships with the Plant People.  Especially with medicinal and entheogenic plants, we have grown spiritually lazy with recreational relationships that give little reverence to the living being ingested.  Fooling ourselves, we claim “ceremonial” or “sacred” use of certain plants completely outside of the plant’s original instructions, in ignorance  or co-option of Indigenous practices that are millennia in creation, and with little care for lifelong consequences that may result from our experimentation. We conveniently forget – a plant may give, and a plant may take. 

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