Maria Alice Campos Freire is a Brazilian elder, spiritual leader, and plant medicine healer. She is one of thirteen indigenous women who founded the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, and she is the founder of the Centro Medicina da Floresta (Forest Medicine Center, CMF), which was created “to preserve and expand the forest people’s traditional knowledge of local plant medicines by safeguarding and cultivating the native flora of the rainforest.”
This is a series of video clips & wisdom, from Avo' (Grandmother) Maria Alice Campos Freire , who practices as a Master of Ceremony, in the Umbanda Religion., in Brazil. "Although we are old ones, our voice is very important for the world at this moment.
Grandmother Maria Alice Campos Freire talks about her relationship to intimacy through nature—and how the different phases of life affect people and where a person is often is dependent on their particular experiences in life. She speaks beautifully to how people can find this intimacy.