Daniel Foor, PhD

Daniel Foor, PhD is a teacher and practitioner of earth and ancestor reverence. He guides rituals and trainings throughout the United States focused on ancestral and family healing and learning to relate well with the rest of the natural world. For the last two decades, Daniel has trained with teachers of Mahayana Buddhism, Islamic Sufism, and diverse indigenous paths, including the traditions of his Northern European ancestors. His doctoral research focused on the use of shamanic healing practices by clinical mental health professionals. He is also a student of Yoruba culture and an initiate in the Ifa/Orisa tradition of Southwest Nigeria and the African Diaspora.Daniel is passionate about helping others to reconnect with the beauty and goodness of their ancestors and to 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. For more information see: