Audio Stories

We Leave Our Nest and Fly into Our New Home

By Quynn | September 14, 2018

  It is done. In the last few weeks we have found a new home for our Animist church, and completely moved the Nest and the Thrift Shoppe to our new location! Just in time for our 10th birthday as an Animist church on September 11. We celebrated together over the weekend of September 8…

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Environmentalists

By Quynn | September 1, 2018

Who are these Environmentalists anyhow?! Quynn tells the tale of when she had a conversation with a small town man about “those damn environmentalists!” when he apparently did not realize that he was speaking with one. Recorded in 2006 in the Olympic National Forest, WA state.  The Elwha Dam, which was referred to in this…

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A Tribe of One Book-A Shamanic Guide

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

“Hear me now! All people of the Earth, at one time, were tribal people. For thousands, and thousands and thousands of years our ancestors lived in small groups surrounded by Nature. Shamans occurred before there were cities, or any religion known to humans today. Imagine it. Somewhere in your tall family tree, your kinfolk were…

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Healing Poisons

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

How do a People Heal? How to the People heal the Land? Quynn tells the story of a poisonous place in eastern Washington and Idaho and a beautiful gathering hosted by the Nez Perce tribe (Nimipu) attempting to heal the land, and the hearts of the People. 8:24 minutes  Storytelling and Poetry Archive Free to…

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Hemp Fest 2004

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

Quynn shares her experiences while attending a Hemp Festival in downtown Seattle in 2004. At the time Seattle had just passed a citywide ordinance making Marijuana possession a low priority crime. 23:05 minutes  Storytelling and Poetry Archive Free to members

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Hoh Rainforest

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

Quynn takes you along as she hikes on a rainforest trail in the Olympic National Park in Washington state. A beautifully green and rainy place! 12:29 minutes  Storytelling and Poetry Archive Free to members

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My Indigenous Heart

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

Quynn speaks of her Indigenous Heart in a soulfully personal way. 2:40 minutes  Storytelling and Poetry Archive free to members  

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Nevada Radiation Spokane Coyote

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

Quynn shares her perspectives about a nuclear test that was about to take place in Nevada, and the ancient story of Coyote in Spokane Washington. 9:41 minutes  Storytelling and Poetry Archive free to members

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Forest Nightmare

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

Quynn shares her dream while camping in the ancient trees of the Pacific Northwest. 1:32 minutes   Story and Poem Archive free to members

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The Shamanic Circle

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

Quynn Red Mountain is also Quynn Fynn.  This is a portion of one of her podcasts.  This segment is a compilation of voices sharing aspects of walking a spiritual path. 9:17 minutes Story and Poem Archive free for members

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Goddess of Pleasure

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This audio poem tells the story of the Goddess of Pleasure, which is every woman.  Written and narrated by Quynn for an audio show called Divine Daughters. 3:47 minutes  Story and Poem Archive free for members

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Mother of Time

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This poem is from the perspective of the Mother of Time, as the year turns from one to another. Written and narrated by Quynn. 4:06 minutes  Story and Poem Archive quynnothertime.mp3

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People of the Tree

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This poem tells about the ancestors that Quynn imagines, the People of the Tree. :45 seconds   Poetry Archive free to members

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Restoring the Elwha

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This story tells about the pending dam removal on the Elwha River in Washington state.  The river lies in the Olympic National Park, and the mouth empties in the tribal lands of the Lower Elwha Klallam people. Since this story was created, the dams have come down. 4:37 minutes    Story and Poem Archive free to…

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Shaman

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

Written by Quynn many years ago, this short poem states her view about what a “shaman” might be.  The names for the role are many, yet the role is very consistent. :39 seconds  Story and Poem Archive

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The Power of Shamana

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This short poem shares ways that the shamanic world can speak to One. :48 seconds  Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-Beneficial Fire

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This poem is a part of an audio series called Shamana Strong.  In this segment Shamana Strong is taught about the importance of fire to a forest. 1:50 minutes   Story and Poem Archive free for members

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Shamana Strong-Crazy

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This Shamana Strong poem tells the story when Shamana wonders if she is crazy because she hears voices. 3:47 minutes  Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-Summer Solstice Gap

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This poem shares an experience when Shamana Strong visits a sacred place with many petroglyphs.  The Parowan Gap in Utah is a time tracking place, where the sun sets exactly in the middle of the rocks on each Solstice.  See the Video at youtube under QuynnFynn. 2:23 minutes  Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-Halloween

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

In this poem Shamana Strong learns about  the deeper meaning behind “Halloween”. 1:39 minutes  Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-Kit

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This poem describes the meeting of Shamana Strong and a little dog named Kit, brought to her by Spirit. 1:25 minutes  Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-Leave Now

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

An introductory poem that begins to tell the story of Shamana Strong. 1:18 minutes  Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-Moon Illusion

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This poem tells the story when Shamana Strong has a powerful interaction with the moon. 2:21 minutes   Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-Porcupine

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This poem shows how Shamana Strong learns from a Porcupine. 2:32 minutes  Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-Raven Rock

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

In this poem Shamana Strong is taught by Raven about belonging to Earth. 2:12 minutes Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-What is Ritual

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

What is Ritual? Shamana Strong wants to know, and she learns from her spirit world. 2:32 minutes  Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-Sacred Plants

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

Shamana Strong learns about the benefits, and cautions, about using Sacred Plant Teachers. 3:14 minutes   Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-Self Care

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

In this poem Shamana Strong learns about Self Care. 1:54 minutes  Story and Poem Archive

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Shamana Strong-True Voices

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

In this poem Shamana Strong learns to understand the voices in her head. 1:51 minutes      Story and Poem Archive

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Star Woman

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This story came into Quynn’s head, fully formed…telling the story of Star Woman.  

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