Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff is an Unangan (Unungan), Aleut, raised in a traditional way. Throughout his life, Ilarion has focused on traditional knowledge, wisdom, and spirituality gained from culture bearers around the world, acting as a bridge from the past to those alive today. Close to his heart are issues related to cultural and community wellness, traditional ways of living, elder wisdom, and the environment, particularly climate change. He recently chaired the indigenous knowledge sessions at the Global Summit of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change attended by indigenous representatives from eighty nations. He is founder of the Global Center for Indigenous Leadership and Lifeways in Anchorage, Alaska.
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Womb at the Center of the Universe by Larry Merculieff (Aleut)
Sustainability Action Media (SAM) at Earth Day Conference 2012 sponsored by the Earth & Spirit Council. This is an excerpt from a three hour teaching circle that involved members of the circle actively involved asking questions.
There is a longer version of larrion's teaching here on YouTube. He talks about the New Spiritual Warrior.
Title: Womb at the Center of the Universe teaching by Larry Merculieff
Excerpt from TEACHINGS FROM THE WOMB: The transformative Powers of Ceremony, videotaped by Barry Heidt of Sustainability Action Media.
This presentation focuses on remembering the "Original Instructions" and "Natural Laws " given to humanity before the beginning of time to ensure harmony and balance. Particular emphasis is given to the role of women.
Videotaped by Barry Heidt of SAM, April 20, 2012 and added to the EarthSayers.tv collection by Ruth Ann Barrett, Curator.
EarthSayers Barry Heidt; Larry Merculieff
Use of the Term Sustainability by Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff
Native Knowing by Larry Merculieff (Aleut)
Indigenous Voices by Ilarion Merculieff (Aleut)
Wisdom Fellowship Award 2017 to Ilarion Merculieff
Going to the Heart of Sustainability with Ilarion Merculieff
Incorporating Indigenous Wisdom into Sustainability Education