EP 94 JUNETEENTH Lakeesha Harris: Brave Together

To celebrate Juneteenth, Amy is joined by co-founder of Black Witch University, Lakeesha Harris – conjuring unapologetically for black liberation. Together we discuss Brave Spaces, Grace, Power, the necessity of Ancestor communication, Radical acts of Healing, Magic, Aries-Energy, Reproductive Justice, and Lakeesha’s multiple roles as teacher, activist, mother and Coven leader. “There is no safe…

EP 93 What Is A Shaman? Panel & FUNDRAISER

UPDATE: THE FUNDRAISER IS CLOSED. TOGETHER WE RAISED $2892 FOR NATIVE WOMEN’S SHELTERS!!! In this episode, inspired by the crazy events of January 2021, we ask: What is a Shaman? And: Who qualifies? We’ve gathered an INTERNATIONAL panel to discuss (among MANY other things) Indigenous and Nordic perspectives on the word Shaman, and together we…

EP 92 BELTANE 2021 Amy & Risa: Turning and Burning

In this episode, Amy and Risa take a patented Missing Witches Spiral of conversation around the Beltane Bonfire of Imagination. We dance around our future plans, our May fundraiser for Native Women’s Shelters (KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR THIS, WE’VE GOT SOME AMAZING RAFFLE PRIZES FOR DONORS), and our love of fire, literal and metaphorical….

EP 89 WF Emmie Tsumura – You Have To Believe In Magic

In this episode, Amy chats with an old friend: Artist, Activist and Cancer Warrior Emmie Tsumura about her Japanese ancestry, art-making, pigeons and her project Pigeons for the People. Emmie shares some of the best advice she ever received, a healer told her: You have to believe in Magic. Emmie assures listeners, when you are…

EP 88 Mayumi Oda – I Opened The Gate, Laughing

In this episode, Amy paints a picture of Goddess Artist, Anti-nuclear/Anti-War Activist, Shinto Buddhist, Gardener Mayumi Oda.Through Mayumi’s lens we’ll connect the Garden to the Land, war and nukes to paint and silks, art to activism, Hindu Gods to Buddhist monks, birth to death, and in death we return to the garden. mayumioda.net Referenced books…

EP 84 MW Terry Tempest Williams – A Pencil Is A Wand And A Weapon

“Language and landscape are my inspiration.”So said Terry Tempest Williams in her Personal Topography of America’s national parks: The Hour of Land, and I think this rings true for most Witches. We are Language and Landscape. Amy guides listeners through the work of this author, activist, seeker of social and environmental justice, this bird-lover of…

EP 80 MW Audre Lorde – Moon Marked And Touched By Sun

In this first episode of Season 5, Amy shares the story of patron saint of inter-sectional feminism, Audre Lorde.Moon marked and touched by sun, HER magic is unwritten but when the sea turns back it will leave HER shape behind.When Self described “Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” Audre Lorde wrote those words in the first…