Natalie E. Illum
What exactly should I describe? I am an activist, writer, poet, promoter, federal employee.
I am a founding board member of mothertongue(www.mothertongue.org). mothertongue is a spoken word, poetry and creative writing women's organization in D.C. We are am all volunteer run nonprofit organization dedicated to providing women and young girls a safe space to be creative and empowered by the strength and courage of their own voices and experiences.
mothertongue runs local, monthly open mics at the Black Cat(www.blackcatdc.com) that raise money for local women and girls programming. We also produce writing workshops and special events for traveling poets.
I believe in evolution and genetics, alchemical healing, breath and transformation. I work with mz. imani white to produce fire circle gatherings, work/playshops that focus on a variety of healing modalities and drumming circles.(www.ctsgathering.net)
Things I love not previously mentioned: joni mitchell, the color blue, tori amos, sweat lodges, jack daniels, max, chamber choirs, struggling singer songwriters, dogs, dogwoods, rockstars.
Most people are social constructs. All people are creative beings.