Meet Nā Amiria Raumati
spiritual practice of water blessings
Amiria Raumati no Waitaha, Te Kahui Maunga, Te Ati Awa, Te Wai o Hua and Waikato Tainui descent is a Traditional Maori and Planetary Healer, Indigenous Rights and Environmental Activist, Poet and Ceremonialist and Dancer based in Motueka. The South Island of Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Amiria is the Visionary behind Te Whare o Rā, a grassroots moving wānanga specializing in Traditional modalities of Healing, Indigenous Knowledge and Decolonizing Practices. With a past steeped in the fields of multi media, dance, mentoring young Indigenous, facilitation and community leadership. Amiria grew up in the forests and river's of Aotearoa, building a connection to plant spirits from a young age. She has learnt from some of Aotearoa’s most prominent Māori Healers the Arts of Romiromi/Mirimiri, Intuitive Leadership, Land Healing and facilitation of ceremonial spaces with an acute awareness on Ancestral and intergenerational healing.
It is her vision to grow a greater puna, a longterm wānanga space upon sixty seven acres of land which was an old forest school that has been abandoned and in need of restoration, both ecologically and spiritually. Eventually growing an eco village and contemporary Indigenous School of Learning with hāpori Māori and wider community that draws from myriad modalities Māori Astronomy, Plant Medicine, Medicinal Food Sovereignty, Māori Weaponry, Māori Carving and Pūrakau Traditional Storytelling which embodies Ceremonial Practices. A healing sanctuary in which builds to grow the Ancient Arts of our Cultural Practices, Rites of Passage for young people which will grow to be guided by a Kahui of Practitioners and Knowledge Keepers from around Aotearoa. Nourishing the Medicine as a Safe Haven and base for global exchange between tribal people as we work to reclaim land and dreaming.
As a Seed Project Amiria is in the process of calling forth the energy to prepare the soil for an Indigenous Gathering of Nations in 2024 on Te Ika a Maui Tikitiki a Taranga, the North Island of Aotearoa which will look to host knowledge and Prophecy Keepers from around the world. While sharing time with Wisdom Keepers, Healers, Activists and Artists. The initial focus is to connect and build a global web of Indigenous Wisdom Keepers, Healers, Esoteric and Change Makers.