Woman Stands Shining

Woman Stands Shining (also known as Pat McCabe and Weyakpa Najin Win) is a Navajo Diné American activist, artist, writer, ceremonial leader, and speaker on the topics of global peace and healing. Her work centers primarily around creating balance between the sacred feminine and the sacred masculine, healing the sacred masculine, and addressing how we have been abusing prayer, science, and ceremony in modern practice.


"We gotta' make a space for that feminine voice to be heard..." | Woman Stands Shining

"Confronting Gender: Seeing, Hearing, and Valuing the Feminine" 2018 Festival of Faiths Pat McCabe, whose indeginous name is Weyakpa Najin Win (Woman Stands Shining), is a Dine’ (Navajo) mother, grandmother, activist, artist, writer, ceremonial leader, and international speaker.


Pat McCabe: The Science of Right Relations - Sacred Masculine, Sacred Feminine, & Divine Consent

Pat McCabe draws upon the Indigenous sciences of Thriving Life to reframe questions about sustainability and balance, and she is devoted to supporting the next generations, Women’s Nation and Men’s Nation, in being functional members of the “Hoop of Life” and upholding the honour of being hu...


“Let's See What Love Will Come Meet Us…” with Woman Stands Shining | #Fof2019

The 2019 festival explores the wisdom present at the intersection of faith and science.


Pat McCabe: Thriving Life: Indigenous Ways of Knowing

An exploration of tools and approaches that can transform our activism into a source for flourishing, both individually and socially. Those of us involved in social change are all too familiar with the challenge of meeting injustice and hardship in the world.


The Principle of Thriving Life ~ 2021 Initiation Portal ~ Woman Stands Shining (Pat McCabe)

This video is one of over 30 extraordinary workshops & musical performances in the 2021 Initiation Portal Global Festival.


“I Consent to the Law of Mother Earth” with Woman Stands Shining | #Fof2019

The 2019 festival explores the wisdom present at the intersection of faith and science.


Pat McCabe "Woman Stands Shining" | First Ceremony

How can we begin a ceremonial journey that connects us to our ancestors and helps align our work in the world with our highest ideals? Pat McCabe, also known as 'Woman Stands Shining' offers a simple morning ritual that has the power to transform our daily lives.


A Blessing for Mother Earth by Woman Stands Shining (Pat McCabe)

Our 20th Anniversary Dinner and Celebration was a huge success! Thank you to the hundreds of supporters who joined us in person and online.


Liminal Village 2018: Woman Stands Shining

Rediscovering the “original instructions”: indigenous wisdom in service of thriving life. In this keynote presentation, Pat McCabe guides us through the rediscovery of the “old story”, the sacred way of the North American indigenous wisdom.


The Science of Right Relations' - Live with Pat McCabe - Thursday 23 July 2020

A voice for global peace, and her paintings are created as tools for individual, earth and global healing.