What is it about the Ozarks that protected traditional herbalism well into the 20th century while it was being swept aside by modern medicine everywhere else? Why did Native American tribes travel from afar to gather the herbs of what they called “the Elder Mountains”? And, how might these factors influence today’s revival of herbalism? […]
For the last 28 years Arco Iris has conducted a Native American ceremony to bless the sacred land it stewards and bring the community into harmony with all life.