Author: Bevin Donahue

Bevin is the publicity and marketing manager at North Atlantic Books.

From Her Body Sprang Our Greatest Wealth, Part 1

Guest post by Thanissara In our latest Sacred Activism title, Time to Stand Up, author Thanissara calls readers to action in the fight against anthropogenic climate change and other social, economic, and environmental ills. Contrary to what some may believe, Buddhism and activism go hand in hand; here, in her two-part guest post, Thanissara explains …continue

The Cree Healer Series, Part 3

Guest Post by David Young, Robert Rogers, and Russell Willier   In last week’s blog post, the authors of A Cree Healer and his Medicine Bundle discussed the difficulties and sensitive nature of obtaining Native support to publish healing wisdom that was long kept close to the source. Once they got the go-ahead, there were far more immediate and …continue

Bringing Climate Change into Dharma Practice

by Thanissara “Bringing Climate Change into Dharma Practice” is from this month’s new release, Time to Stand Up by Thanissara, coauthor of Listening to the Heart. Bringing Climate Change into Dharma Practice I’ve heard people say that climate change is “political” and therefore inappropriate to bring into Dharma gatherings. While many medication groups and retreats focus on the …continue

The Cree Healer Series, Part 2

Guest Post by David Young, Robert Rogers, and Russell Willier In last week’s post, we introduced the three authors behind our new book, A Cree Healer and his Medicine Bundle, where we hinted at the challenges they faced in publishing taboo, sacred information for the first time. Here, the authors share how they were able …continue

The Cree Healer Series, Part 1

Guest Post by David Young, Robert Rogers, and Russell Willier   In our June release, A Cree Healer and his Medicine Bundle, medicine man Russell Willier, anthropologist David Young, and ethnobotanist Robert Rogers offer readers entrée into the sacred world of the Cree healing arts. In an attempt to preserve Native wisdom before it’s too …continue