Shannon Willis – Ritual and Programming Specialist
Shannon is a dedicated animist and ritualist whose work is at the intersection of dream midwifery, psychomping, and ancestral reverence. She is a certified practitioner and senior teacher with Ancestral Medicine and serves as a specialist and mage for the practitioner network, course support, and program development. She comes with 30 years of experience in strategic planning, leadership, program development, and coordination in the non-profit sector and holds a Master’s degree in Professional Leadership and Counseling. She is a student and devotee of Yoruba culture as an initiate of Ọbàtálá, and Ọ̀ṣun, in the lineage of Olúwo Fálolú Adésànyà Awoyadé from Òdè Rẹ́mọ, and a devotee of Nepali shamanism. Her people of blood and bone hail from the British Isles, France, West Africa, and Cherokee and Kaskaskia/Illini nations. She dreams and practices joy daily in Athens, Georgia, USA, historic lands of the Creek Muskogee peoples, along with her son, four-legged fur babies, oak, pecan, magnolia, and the North Oconee Watershed. You can also find her at redearthhealing.org.