Bridgebuilders, Wilderness Educators, Cultural/Sacred Activists
Kindred of Sangoma
Who IS Sangoma?
Sangoma Oludoye Sacred Activist
Sangoma Olodoye is a wife, mother of three daughters and 12 amazing Grandmasters. A traditional Yoruba priestess, Afin chief and member of the Egbe Moremi, National African Women’s Society in the Kingdom of Oyotunji African Village, located in Sheldon SC.. North America’s oldest, authentic African community was founded in 1970, Sangoma met Oyotunji’s founder and Father of the Cultural Restoration movement in 1969 at the age of 12.
A Sangoma speaks of a tribe of healers, diviners with indigenous gifts of ancestral medicine from South Africa.
Sangoma graduated from Clark University, Worcester, Mass in 1977 with a BA in Theatre Arts, After a 20-year career in broadcast journalism, television, radio, and cable...life presented the opportunity to explore shamanism, women’s history, movement, pan Africanism and Wise woman Traditions.
Sangoma has taught at numerous summer camps and Earthskills gatherings throughout the southeast….most extensively...Earth Camp at Silverwater retreat center in the late 90s, Boone, NC.
She was the Director and primary instructor for 180 “at-risk” youth between 9-14...in the Camp Champion, summer program in Thomson, Ga (1992, 1993) hosted by the McDuffie Health Coalition.
Sangoma has more than 20 years in her priesthood, female rites of passage programs...women’s wisdom councils and weekend empowerment retreats. As an artist, facilitator of women's wisdom retreats and a cultural preservationist/educator now brings to birth the counterpart to 4 decades plus experience in Black Moon Spiral Video Production.
The Kindred Mama Otun, left hand to the head in Egbe societies...in staff and leadership of the Kindred. Tracy's path of service covers a history of building multiple non-profits that help military veterans and special needs children, marketing, web consult & design, event organization for many Kindred, as well as host to Elder Gatherings on Humble Hill in the Asheville, NC area and artist in her own right.
Who We Are-?
A member, instructor, now Elder of the Earthskills community since 1990, a student, priest, cultural custodian, now Chief and Elder of Oyotunji African Village since 1969
In the Seat of Elder
Falling Leaves and Spring Earthskills Rendevous
Piedmont Earthskills Gathering
Florida Earthskills Gathering
Women's Wilderness Workshops
Mountain Craft Bushskills
Women's Sacred Hoop Prayer Collective
Wild Darlings, the Movie, and the movement
Perma Jam Community
Vermont Art of Mentoring
Growing Goddess, Earthpath Education
Mystic South Conference, Atlanta
Healing Alive, Tuskeegee, Alabama
Wildwood Path, Maine
What we do
Wise Women Traditions
Tea Ceremonies: Teachings from our Herbal allies.
Maiden to Woman, Princess to Queen...rites of Passage Ceremonies
Clan Mother Storytelling Teachings
Ceremony of Masks, Changing Woman
Sacred Activism 5.0
Tending Our Spiritual Gardens
Keeping the Ceremony in Our Everyday Lives
Adventures and Explorations in Nature, Culture, & Spirit
Ancestral Healing & Veneration
Living in the Caul - The Sacred Navigation of Lightworkers
Medicine Wheels, Shields & other Tools of Sacred Activation
Lighthouses: The Embodiment of Nature's Superpowers
Crossing the Lines: Dismantling Racism & White Supremacy Culture
What Color is Your Soul?
Roadmaps for Bridgebuilding, Peacemaking
Mystic School of Alchemy
PermaJam Community, Blossom Dell Sanctuary
Sacred Hoop Women's Prayer Collective
Traditional Yoruba Priest of Ancestors and Orisha
Yoruba Songcircles and Storytelling
Kindred Alliances (event collaborators)
Raven and Crone Bookstore, Asheville
"In Seasons Such as This" cds, KoS YouTube Teachings, Rites, and Rituals celebrating our Seven Gateways from Birth to Death