Our own Natalia Vega-Berry created this video that was shown at the UN Global Conference on Climate Change this last Tuesday. She and i did journey work to support her and to help give the images the power to move change forward. It is very moving! We did this work following the teachings of Claude Poncelet, who has written a book called The Shaman Within: A Physicist's Guide to the Deeper Dimensions of Your Life, the Universe, and Everything. I recommend it. May we all support the movement to restore balance on our dear mother earth. Here is an article in Slate on the event as well...
Published on Sep 23, 2014
On 23 September 2014, 26 year old poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, from the Marshall Islands, addressed the Opening Ceremony of the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit. Kathy was selected from among over 500 civil society candidates in an open, global nomination process conducted by the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service.
Kathy performed a new poem entitled "Dear Matafele Peinem", written to her daughter. The poem received a standing ovation. Kathy is also a teacher, journalist and founder of the environmental NGO, Jo-jikum