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Donate to the DI: New Collaborations in the Planetary Era

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Donate to support The Dragon Institute. We will be building a team throughout 2020 to work in an “incubation” process with the Context Institute through their Greenhouse platform. Work here will involve applying Otto Scharmers’s U Theory - a critical theory to a DI prototype course Emergence: Originality as Sovereignty. We are so excited for new opportunities to link networks dedicated towards realizing equity for all peoples. Learn more about the DI here. E-mail info@thedi.org to learn more about getting involved. We are looking for a Treasurer Board member.

 

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Ancestral Connection

Remembering Who We Are

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Ancestral Connection

Remembering Who We Are

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Vanessa “Mariposa” Cabrales is a visionary, researcher, culture curator, teacher, meditator, and artist. She is from the Americas. Born in Venezuela to Colombian parents and raised in the United States she explores thresholds and magical realism as gateways to the Ephemeral and the process of Becoming. Her academic work uses an autoethnographic performative methodology to explore ancientist futurism, theorizing this ethos as a way to recognize a planetary dream assisting in the purpose of the human species. She curates culture at Thriving Community Solutions centered on deep listening and emergence. She has designed and facilitated courses: Emergence: Originality as Sovereignty through The Dragon Institute and co-facilitated Playing with Emergent/ Contemplative Learning through the Transformative Learning Foundation.

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“El pasado y el futuro eran parte de la misma cosa y la realidad del presente era un caleidoscopio de espejos desordenados, donde todo podía ocurrir.”
― Isabel Allende, La casa de los espíritus

The past and the future were part of the same thing - present reality is a kaleidoscope of scattered mirrors where anything can occur.

― Isabel Allende, House of Spirits

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“El pasado y el futuro eran parte de la misma cosa y la realidad del presente era un caleidoscopio de espejos desordenados, donde todo podía ocurrir.”
― Isabel Allende, La casa de los espíritus

The past and the future were part of the same thing - present reality is a kaleidoscope of scattered mirrors where anything can occur.

― Isabel Allende, House of Spirits

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It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those

differences. - Audre Lorde

 

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It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those

differences. - Audre Lorde

 

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Through fragmentation and cohesion, a loud silence radiates, moments collapse into the next, opportunities for fierce loving and tender vulnerability, abstractions weave together in my heart, belly, womb paving the way for an unnamed originality.  I can feel myself cutting deep grooves, I’m the edges of a river - water particles, multiple daggers cutting grooves into canyon walls into an eternal now, an ancient millenia rumbling from the future. - Vanessa "Mariposa"

 

About Me

 

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Through fragmentation and cohesion, a loud silence radiates, moments collapse into the next, opportunities for fierce loving and tender vulnerability, abstractions weave together in my heart, belly, womb paving the way for an unnamed originality.  I can feel myself cutting deep grooves, I’m the edges of a river - water particles, multiple daggers cutting grooves into canyon walls into an eternal now, an ancient millenia rumbling from the future. - Vanessa "Mariposa"

 

About Me