Resources on Wilderness Rites-of-Passage & Council Circle:

What is a Wilderness Rite of Passage (by John Davis)
Wilderness Vision Fasting and The Four Shields of Human Nature, by Stephen Foster and Meredith Little, founders of School of Lost Borders
The Practice of Council (From Ojai Foundation, posted on Wilderness Guides Council)
The Four Shields Model

Related Organizations & Networks We Adore:

Joanna Macy and The Work That Reconnects
School of Lost Borders 
Canadian Ecopsychology Network
Ariana Candell and The Earthbody Institute
Queer Nature
Weaving Earth
Emergence Network
Bill Plotkin & Animas Valley Institute
Youth Passageways
Weaving Earth
Wilderness Reflections
Joyality: Empowering Conscious Changemakers
Wilderness Guides Council
Holos Institute
Emergence Magazine
Holos Institute: Holistic Counseling and Ecopsychology Education

Earthy Poets, Authors, Podcasts, and Creatives We Adore:

Robin Wall Kimmerer, Author Of Braiding Sweet Grass
For the Wild Podcast 
David Abram, Founder of Alliance for Wild Ethics and Author of Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology
Emergence Magazine Podcast
Michael Meade’s Living Myth Podcast
Loam Listen
Finding Refuge with Michelle Johnson
Bayo Akomolafe
The Heart is a Cauldron Podcast with Kathryn Fink
The Future is Beautiful with Amisha Ghadiali
On Being with Krista Tippet Podcast
adrienne marie brown
David Whyte
Craig Chalquist, Emmanence Journal, and WorldRede
Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Author of Undrowned)
Bill Plotkin
Mary Oliver
Andy Goldsworthy – Nature Artist
Rainer Maria Rilke
James Hollis
Gary Snyder


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