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Birch Wisdom for Winter Solstice

By Quynn | December 21, 2014

The Shining Tree is so loved…especially in the darkened deep of Winter!  For this Winter Solstice, some important details about Birch, and then a poem:    The Birch tree is a Tree of Life for many cold climate Peoples across North America and Eurasia, including Siberia, where the word “shaman” comes from.  Birch is also…

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FREE AUDIO-My Indigenous Heart

By Quynn | December 8, 2014

In poetic form, Quynn shares her feelings about being Indigenous, and being a Visitor in Nature, and how she feels the land that she loves has adopted her.  A message for all who want to connect with the land where they live, and visit…even if their DNA is from somewhere else. This segment was created…

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Outdoor Journeys-Beside the Road Between the Worlds

By Quynn | December 8, 2014

Most of us would love to have all the time in the world to be in Nature to get quiet and reconnect, however, for many urban modern people we aren’t able to “get away” like that as often as we would like.  Understanding this reality, The Institute for the Shamanic Arts offers Nature connection excursions…

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A Tribe of One has been Born again-New and Improved

By Quynn | November 26, 2014

Quynn here- Blessings to all on this day before Thanksgiving!  I am happy and relieved to announce that a long awaited project is now complete, and available!  It is purely synchronicity that it is available right before the busiest shopping days of the year. :) My book A TRIBE OF ONE-A GUIDE FOR EXPRESSING THE…

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Shamanic Workshops in Phoenix

By Quynn | November 6, 2014

Join Quynn Red Mountain for two unique and experiential shamanic circles at Storm Wisdom in Phoenix, AZ on November 14 and 15, 2014.  All are welcome! Find out more about Quynn HERE. On  Friday, November 14   7:30-9pm Grateful Release – A Shamanic Circle with Quynn Red Mountain   The end of 2014 is upon us. Before…

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An Animist “Ministry” is Gathering

By Quynn | October 23, 2014

Over the past year, Quynn Red Mountain has been creating a program to ordain ministers “those in spiritual service” in an Animist tradition.  She is doing this for Earth Web Media, a religious non-profit (an Animist church). This path is open to those of any ancestry who feel called to more fully express their Animist…

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Quynn Red Mountain in Phoenix November 14 and 15 2014

By Quynn | October 10, 2014

Earth Web Media is pleased to announce that Quynn Red Mountain will once again visit Phoenix, Arizona for a weekend of shamanic events.  Both events will take place at Storm Wisdom.  These circles are open to people with all levels of experience. Beginner to experienced, Quynn’s drumbeats and guidance will help you receive what is…

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Ceremony of Release for the Institute for the Shamanic Arts

By Quynn | September 30, 2014

On September 14 ISA hosted a Ceremony of Release.  Here is what the description said about the event… A Ceremony of Release calls to mind some pertinent questions. Why do I need a ceremony to release? Many cultures around the world recognized the importance of “letting go” of excess unnecessary baggage and not lugging it…

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Mother and Baby Blessing

By Quynn | September 8, 2014

We have Mother’s Day to honor mothers but what about new mothers that are going through the important life change of moving into motherhood? What is an alternative to a baby shower, which can be so commercialized and often overlooks the most important aspects of welcoming mothers and their babies into a new and unfolding…

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Spiritual Self Care for Sensitive People

By Quynn | September 3, 2014

Do your dreams and intuition guide you? Do “inanimate” objects (such as rocks and wind and trees) share their energy with you? Do you have a special affinity with animals? Do you feel peace in Nature, and do you feel called to spend more time in Nature? Do you know in your heart that the…

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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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Artemisia-Protectoress of the Range

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

This original story tells a new tale of the plant known as Artemisia Sage and how it came to cover the range lands of the western states.  Written and Narrated by Quynn Red Mountain. [thaudio href=’https://shamanicanimism.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/artemisia-final.mp3′]Artemisia Final[/thaudio] 4:34 minutes

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All Hail to the Beaver

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

Quynn tells of the importance of Beaver in Nature’s ecosystem.  The telling is in Quynn’s style.  This segment is a part of the audio series called The Wanderer. 2:12 minutes  Storytelling and Poetry Archive Free to members

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Bobcat and a River

By Quynn | August 5, 2014

Quynn tells a haunting tale of when she watched an old bobcat take its last swim in a glacial river.  Music by Gail Paz. See the video in YouTube under QuynnFynn. 4:36 minutes   Storytelling and Poetry Archive Free to members

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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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