Episode #57: Web of Connection with Asha Frost


In this episode of the Belonging podcast, I am joined by Asha Frost, an Anishinaabe (Ojibway) Medicine Woman (member of the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation), Healer, and Spiritual Mentor. Asha wrote an article titled “Dear White Woman who wants to be like me,” which went viral for many of the same reasons why it caught my attention: it’s a powerful calling in around cultural appropriation.

Together, we talk about Asha’s experience as a First Nations woman of Turtle Island, having grandparents who grew up on the reservation and were sent to residential school, the ways carrying generational trauma shows up in Asha’s life plus how she works through it, navigating the response of her viral article, and cultural appropriation.

“It’s a journey to come home to who we truly are.” -Asha Frost

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My book Root & Ritual is now available wherever books are sold!

My intention with this book is for it to be your guide to reconnecting with the earth, your ancestors, and your communities as you come home to your whole self. Despite our best efforts, our modern world leaves so many of us feeling isolated, unworthy, and alone. We’re unrooted from the land, untethered from our lineages, disconnected from our communities, and separated from our deepest sense of self. Root & Ritual is meant to be a pathway back to connection and wholeness through rituals, recipes, and ancestral wisdom.

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