Daniel Foor, Ph.D., is a teacher and practitioner and teacher of earth and ancestor reverence. He leads trainings and rituals throughout the United States focused on ancestral and family healing and learning to relate well with the rest of the natural world.
Daniel has studied world religion for 20 years with an emphasis on Mahayana Buddhism, Islamic Sufism, and diverse indigenous paths, including the traditions of his Northern European ancestors. His doctoral research in psychology focused on the use of shamanic healing practices by clinical mental health professionals. He is also a student of Yoruba culture and initiate in the Ifa/Orisa tradition of Southwest Nigeria and the African Diaspora.
Daniel is passionate about helping others reconnect with the beauty and goodness of their own ancestors and consciously restore these pathways of relationship. His emphasis on ecological literacy and spirits of place draws inspiration from indigenous and animist wisdom by encouraging accountability and active tending with our other-than-human kin.