Creative Compassionate Healing: Exploring Practical Intuitive Ancestral Wisdoms For Survival with Soraya Jean-Louis
In this interactive playshop, participants will explore practical and intuitive healing modalities and ancestral practices through guided facilitation and play. Through guided practice, participants will be supported in utilizing various tools rooted in Black Feminist and Womanist traditions, such as: herbal/plant medicines, writing prompts, visualization, divination, aroma and visual art therapies.
Register on Zoom: https://tulane.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYlf-2qqjgjHta_R2c1j9KYJHzNugSTR8md.
Soraya Jean-Louis is a Haitian born, Harlem and Brooklyn raised mixed media queer womynist artist conjurer and healer currently living and loving in New Orleans. Her deep love of Black women and families, motherhood, nature, wildcrafting, Black Feminist Futurisms, comics/graphic novels and the African Diaspora are central themes in her work. Soraya’s work as an organizer, mentor, counselor, doula , teaching artist and medical anthropologist focusing on women’s health and African folklore strengthen her commitment to resisting oppression and facilitating healing through imaginative creative/art activism. Soraya is the co-founder of Wildseeds: New Orleans Octavia Butler Emergent Strategy Collective. Wildseeds work, steeped in Black feminist traditions of survival and healing, engages Octavia Butler and other speculative/sci-fi and fantastical authors as resources for social change.