Oscar Santillan

Art at ARISE Music Festival
Ambassador (Equador)
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Oscar Santillán is Kichwa, one of the largest indigenous peoples of the Andes. He is a spiritual and community leader, traditional musician and healer, and works with indigenous traditional agriculture, music, healing, architecture, diet, and Andean ways of life. Oscar and his extended family began a project to return to traditional ways of life in harmony with Mother Earth, being an integral part of Mother Nature, through a healthy way of life living in balance and harmony.

Workshop Name & Location:

Wisdom Panel:From Palestine to Standing Rock/People, Place, Planet
Air Temple Community Gathering Space, Saturday, 9-11am

Fire Ceremony
Sacred Fire/Wisdom Village, Saturday 8:00pm

Cultural Exchange/Sacred Talk
Air Temple Community Gathering Space, Sunday 2:30-3:30

~~Oscar Santillan is a community and spiritual leader in his Kichwa community in the mountains of Ecuador. He performs ceremonies for all aspects of traditional ceremonial and day to day life: Solstices, Equinoxes, planting, harvesting, community building, healing, and connecting people with our sacred Relatives such as the Mountains, Waters, and all Beings. Using the ancestral traditions of his people, he brings Andean/Amazonian knowledge to all peoples that they might better live in balance and harmony with ourselves and all that surrounds us.