Naima performs at the anniversary of the Grafton Peace Pagoda.

Naima performs at the anniversary of the Grafton Peace Pagoda.

 

Naima Penniman

Naima Penniman, is a multi-dimensional artist, activist, healer, grower and educator committed to social, environmental, racial and gender justice, planetary health, and love expansion. She is the co-founder of WILDSEED Community Farm & Healing Village, a Black and Brown-led intentional community focused on transformative justice, earth stewardship and intergenerational responsibility. She is the co-founder/co-artistic director of CLIMBING POETREE, an internationally-acclaimed performance duo that uses art as a tool for popular education, community activism, and personal transformation. Naima is also a Thai Yoga Massage practitioner who is a proud member of a collective of Black women-identified healers called HARRIET’S APOTHECARY, and co-facilitator of the B.I.P.O.C. FIRE (Farming in Relationship to the Earth) program at SOUL FIRE FARM. She is devoted to cultivating collaborations that elevate the healing of our earth, ourselves, our communities, lineages and descendants.