Educator and herbalist, Judy BlueHorse Skelton (Nez Perce/Cherokee), shares her knowledge of plants and their role in community healing at conferences, institutions and tribal gatherings. For 15 years she was the Cultural Student Support Specialist with Portland Public Schools Indian Education program, creating curriculum and leading cultural activities focusing on the traditional and contemporary uses of…
Feminine Aspects of the Plant World
Women are powerful figures in Native societies as healers, teachers, and keepers of wisdom. Today, Judy Bluehorse Skelton talks about the role of women in Native culture and shares some healing properties of maidenhair ferns.
The Fall of the Four Seasons
I’m Arlie Neskahi. You’re listening to Wisdom of the Elders.
Life is interwoven with the circular rhythms of nature for the plant people as for all of us. For herbalist and educator Judy Bluehorse Skelton, it’s not only which plants you choose, but when. Today, Judy focuses on the season of renewal and gets down to a little spring-cleaning.