Atava is the founder of Ancestral Apothecary.
She is dedicated to remembering and honoring the healing traditions of her ancestors and also to creating spaces to support others to also make this connection.
Elokin Orton-Cheung is the founder of Shooting Star Botanicals, a wellness practice dedicated to healing, personal transformation, and social justice. She is an herbalist, gardener and spiritual massage practitioner.
Tracey’s life passion is to promote deep healing and connection for us as individuals, as communities and for the earth through her pursuits as an energetic herbalist, student and teacher of yoga, and community organizer.
Francine Madrid is a Bodyworker/Sobadora, Herbalist/Yerbera, Full Spectrum Midwife/Partera.
Angela Basbas Angel is a traditional (Bontoc and Ibaloi tribes- Igorot, Philippines) and holistic healing practitioner, medium/channeler and ceremonialist.
Myrna Cabán Lezcano is a queer Boricua herbalist, educator, and cultural organizer. She grew up eating mangos and being doused in Agua Florida. Her abuelxs inspired her to connect to Spirit and healing by growing gandules, raising chickens, making dream-based predictions, and singing spontaneous songs.
Melissa (she/her) is an herbalist, writer, facilitator, and birthworker based in Ohlone Territory/Oakland, CA. Melissa’s family has roots in Puerto Rico and Poland and she has spent over 18 years working in a variety of social justice, learning, and healing spaces.
Rebekah Sze-Tung Olstad is passionate about building relationships and connections with nature in all its forms. She graduated from the first Cecemmana cohort in 2018, and is now practicing as a community herbalist.
Batul True Heart is a two-spirit/queer Native American/Indigenous/Mixed (Yaqui/Panamanian/Spanish) ceremonial healer, prayer person, and medicine maker.
Indigo Som cross-pollinates her practices of dreamwork, tarot, artmaking, foodmaking, meditation and the Dharma, embracing metaphor as a powerful tool for self-knowledge, healing and transformation.