EXPAND: Naima Penniman on Creativity as Courage (Ep. 24)

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Summary: Learn about art as a path of healing with multi-dimensional artist, activist and educator Naima Penniman. In this episode of #moonwisepodcast, we speak with multi-dimensional artist, activist, healer and educator Naima Penniman of Climbing Poetree about art as a path of survival, evolution and healing. We discuss overcoming shyness to find a voice and purpose, honoring ancestors and the courage to challenge dominant stories in our society. We also talk about the difference between calling in vs. calling out in movement culture. And Naima shares her thoughts on where creative passion and activism intersects for the greater good. We also talk about: Being raised in an activist home Creativity as a place to metabolize grief Connecting with our inherent gifts How communities can increase empathy