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Coming in 2022: Restoring the Kinship Worldview

NAB is thrilled to announce that Restoring the Kinship Worldview: Indigenous Quotes and Reflections for Healing Our World will be released in spring of 2022. In selected speeches from 28 Indigenous leaders from around the world, editors Wahinkpe Topa (Four Arrows) and Darcia Narvaez will present vital Indigenous worldview precepts—wisdom critical to the survival of …continue

Letter from the Editor: Starship Therapise

A few years ago, I started playing Dungeons and Dragons with friends. I remember that I initially raised an eyebrow at the idea, but I thought it would be fun to enter a fantasy world and make up stories about goblins and gnomes. I spent hours writing my character’s backstory before my first session, only …continue

Excerpt: Ashkenazi Herbalism

On the surface, herbalism, or herbal medicine, seems a simple enough concept. It’s the reliance upon plant medicine to heal a body from disease, with an eye toward returning that body to its natural state of balance. But herbalism is a much more complex practice than one might assume. Human reliance on the medicinal properties …continue

Walk No. 22: Affirmation Walk

Affirmation Walk: An Excerpt from Walking With Glenn Berkenkamp Affirmation statements are going beyond the reality of the present into the creation of the future through the words you use in the now. —LOUISE HAY Overview Earlier I mentioned the power and effectiveness of positive affirmations not only in helping us to rewrite our negative …continue

Letter from the Editor: Missing Witches

The Earth balances on its axis for a moment, and then the days lengthen on one side while they shorten on the other. Scales tilting on the distribution of light and dark. Here in the northern hemisphere, it’s the spring equinox, and things that have lain dormant over the last several months are becoming visible …continue

NAB Stands Against Anti-Asian Racism & Hate

North Atlantic Books stands against the violence and racism perpetrated against Asian Americans and in solidarity with Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Last week’s killings are painful evidence that the nexus of racism, misogyny, and classism is embedded in the heart of our nation. Along with the recent violence against Asian American elders in …continue