Programming: The Art of Embracing the Broken 

By: Sophia Loukaides In Japanese culture, there’s a philosophy called kintsukuroi or kintsugi. Although related to the art of repairing broken pottery with gold, kintsukuroi is a concept that not only embraces, but highlights the beauty in the broken.  It’s similar to the Japanese esthetic wabi sabi–embracing the flaws or imperfections, but different in the sense that … Continue reading Programming: The Art of Embracing the Broken 

Mamoon: Toyon 

@thehorseandcrow Native Californians referred to this plant as joshik, ashuwet, and aatcawut. The name was most likely taken from the ancient Californian Chumash, who referred to it as toyon. Also known as ‘Christmas berry’ or ‘California Holly’ was in abundance in the Los Angeles basin when Europeans arrived.  Legend has it that the early pioneers … Continue reading Mamoon: Toyon 

Spirit Bio: Zitkala-Ša

Spirit Bios are stories about pioneering womyn, gender queer, and multi spirited humans that deserve a greater place in our modern history. This month, we commemorate Zitkala-Ša for her contribution to American art, history, and for her pioneering advocacy on behalf of opressed decendants of indigenous Americans. #spiritbio #zitkalasa #thehorseandcrow #femmefuturism #gertrudebonninsimmons #braveface #empoweringindigenouswomen #ancientamerica #womyn Continue reading Spirit Bio: Zitkala-Ša

Mamoon Remedies: Juniper Moon Healing Lotion Bars

Mamoon Remedies are healing luxuries made with love from local plants in Southern California. They are a product of intense research into the plant and the ancient use of it and selected each month based on the collective cosmic need of our community. #mamoon #healing #femmefuturism #thehorseandcrow #ethnobotony #naturalhealing #womyn #community #madewithlove #mamoonremedies Continue reading Mamoon Remedies: Juniper Moon Healing Lotion Bars