03 Jan Niema Lightseed
Niema (she/her) is an animist poet, multi-disciplinary artist, teacher, and ritualist exploring the nexus of embodiment, creativity, and liberation. She has offered classes and sessions in the healing arts since 2004. Originally from the lands of the Neshnabé people (Chicago) she currently lives with the lands of the Chinook and Kalapuya people (Portland). Her methodologies Medicinal Poetry Writing and Disarming Our Language have been shared at conferences and festivals throughout Cascadia. TheBodyPoetic.com.
Niema Lightseed will be teaching Disarming Our Language: Transforming Internalized Oppression and Cultivating Kinship.