Resources on Council, Wilderness Rites of Passage, Four Shields:

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 
Ariana Candell and The Earthbody Institute
Bill Plotkin & Animas Valley Institute
Joyality: Empowering Conscious Changemakers
Canadian Ecopscyhology Network
Wilderness Guides Council
Craig Chalquist, Emmanence Journal, and WorldRede
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
David Abram, Founder of Alliance for Wild Ethics and Author of Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology
For the Wild Podcast 
Michael Meade’s Living Myth Podcast
On Being with Krista Tippet Podcast
David Whyte
Mary Oliver
Kai Siedenburg, Poems of Earth and Spirit
Andy Goldsworthy – Nature Artist
Rainer Maria Rilke
James Hollis
Gary Snyder


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